Andrew Cashner came into camp this spring with the Orioles and took control, letting everyone know that nights like this were what to expect from him.
In a rotation that at the time didn't yet include Alex Cobb or Chris Tillman, Cashner grabbed the reigns of a young group that needed someone who could be relied on to do what he did Tuesday: seven shutout innings with four hits, three walks, six strikeouts and no one making it past second base.
And if Cashner, a warm-weather pitcher, has to stick his foot in front of a batted ball up the middle in 45-degree weather to make it that way? So be it.
That the offense matched Cashner's zeroes in much more notable fashion...