Hendrickson missed the child's birth -- he was standing in the line at the airport for a 6 a.m. flight on Wednesday while his wife was in labor, video chatting with her she was in the delivery room -- but was in the air when the baby, which they named Sophia Joy, was delivered.
"I was in line at Southwest and kept the volume down because I was like, "Alright, I'm sure she doesn't want people to see what's going on.' All of a sudden I get on the plane and the wi-fi doesn't work and all of a sudden I get a picture of mommy and baby. I was like alright, that's a cool photo."
Hendrickson, who was signed to a minor league deal and is testing a new sidearm delivery, was scheduled to pitch Wednesday, so he hasn't pitched in eight days. His last outing came against the
Chris Tillman, originally set to make his first
The Orioles aren't worried that will happen -- Showalter said Tillman has had no setbacks -- but the precautionary move would let the Orioles activate Tillman off the DL at any point since he wouldn't have pitched in a big league spring game in nearly a month when the season opens.
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