We’ve been telling you for the last year that the Orioles clubhouse is pretty loose. Here was another example of that, courtesy of newcomer
Canzler, who is fighting for a reserve job as a first baseman-outfielder, didn't realize that his two-homer, six RBI performance Wednesday wouldn't count toward the spring stats until after he came out of the game and got some razzing from his teammates.
Canzler said the best shot about his dominance of Team Spain came from Orioles closer Jim Johnson.
"Jim Johnson called me the Matador [on Thursday morning] when I walked in," Canzler said. "I thought that was pretty funny. That was pretty good."
I told Canzler that the press had actually dubbed him, "The Conquistador."