BOSTON – Troy Patton will report to Norfolk on Tuesday to begin a scheduled eight-day assignment. Patton has been on the suspended list for a positive test for amphetamines.
BOSTON – Tuesday’s rainout affected the Orioles’ rotation, and it even changed Troy Patton’s month.
BALTIMORE – The most fascinating part of Monday’s opening day win was how Buck Showalter handled his bullpen. It wasn’t a surprise when Tommy Hunter ran out for the ninth inning.
SARASOTA, Fla. – Troy Patton is as close to persona non grata as a major league pitcher can be in Orioles camp. Patton came to camp knowing he couldn’t possibly start the season with the Orioles.