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Matt Wieters' hitless spring is no concern to Buck Showalter (and other notes)

Matt Wieters' hitless spring is no concern to Buck Showalter (and other notes)

Orioles catcher Matt Wieters enters Tuesday's game against the New York Yankees hitless in 13 Grapefruit League at-bats, but manager Buck Showalter sees no reason for concern. “The game speed, you think about how long it’s been since he was in game speed, but [the lack of hits is] the least of my worries. It will click at some point. It’s not like he’s swinging and missing a lot. He’s just not squaring up balls like he will.” Wieters is playing in Grapefruit League games as a designated hitter – Tuesday will be the first time he does so on back-to-back days – while rounding out his rehabilitation from Tommy John surgery....

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