SARASOTA, Fla. (WJZ) — Whereas Maryland braces for an additional wave of wintry climate, the Baltimore Orioles are in heat Sarasota for his or her first day of spring coaching exercises.
Pitchers and catchers had been first on the sector, together with new members like former Cy Younger-award-winning pitcher Felix Hernandez, who’s hoping to earn a spot as a starter.
Hernandez is an exception on an in any other case younger workforce that’s centered on the longer term. The Orioles are starting the third 12 months of the franchise rebuild.
When requested if he’s seeing noticeable, general progress, supervisor Brandon Hyde stated he thinks the workforce has taken strides.
“I believe we’re, as a corporation, we’ve acquired much more expertise within the system,” he stated. “Watching us throw right now, we’ve acquired some actually good arms in camp. I believe that we’ve gotten higher. I’m actually pleased with how far we’ve are available in two years.”
A number of place gamers are already in Sarasota; the primary full-squad exercise is ready for Monday and the primary coaching sport is ready for every week from Saturday.
Additionally on Wednesday, the workforce introduced the signing of veteran pitcher Matt Harvey. He handed his bodily and can start exercises on Thursday.