SARASOTA, Fla. -- It’s still three days until the
' first full-squad workout, but nearly the entire team has already reported to the Ed Smith complex.
The pitchers and catchers had their first workout today. Every returning veteran position player is here. Some, like center fielder
One player joked that the Orioles needed just one field for BP at this time last year. On Wednesday, two fields were packed with position players getting their early hacks.
To my count, just one player on the 59-player spring roster has yet to report: infielder Yamiaco Navarro. First baseman
Last season, a ping pong table was the centerpiece of the Orioles' sparkling new clubhouse. This season, they've added a bumper billiards table and two cornhole boards.
Here are some other hightlights from Wednesday:
-- Catcher Jose Gil, a non-roster invitee, has obtained his visa and is expected to report within the next two days.
-- The Orioles will find out Thursday whether outfielder