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.
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Two years ago, Wei-Yin Chen made his U.S. debut here against the Minnesota Twins. He hadn’t heard of Joe Mauer of any of the Twins then.
He knows them well now.