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Orioles morning notes on Alejandro De Aza, Tyler Wilson and Paul Janish
Orioles morning notes on Alejandro De Aza, Tyler Wilson and Paul Janish

Orioles outfielder Alejandro De Aza could report to spring training today, one day after losing his arbitration hearing over a relatively-low sum of $650,000 dollars. When De Aza arrives, expect manager Buck Showalter to pull him aside to give him a pep talk. The arbitration process is one that must be maneuvered carefully. A player has to listen as the team he plays for breaks down his every flaw. It can be humbling and sometimes it can peck away at a player’s morale at the time of the year when confidence and optimism should be high. De Aza had not gone through the process until Friday’s arbitration hearing. He'll make $5 million in 2014, a pay day that most of us...

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