Not a lot from Buck Showalter's morning session in the way of news.
He hasn't made a determination on Tuesday's spot starter. That will be decided after the club gets through Sunday's game. The best guess is if Alfredo Simon is not needed in relief today, he will start Tuesday.
Showalter said the reason the Orioles brought Robert Andino back this winter and brought him north this spring is because the team felt comfortable having him be a starter if there were injuries to J.J. Hardy and Brian Roberts. So, with Roberts hurt, Andino is the starting second baseman and Showalter is good with that, especially considering Andino is hitting .356 (21 for 59) against left-handers.
Infield prospect Ryan Adams was called up to be the reserve, but has had just 12 at-bats. Showalter alluded that Adams would be sent to the minors soon because he needs to play every day. What Showalter didn't say – and the reason Adams hasn't been demoted earlier – is that the veterans in the minors that could get the call aren't playing particularly well.
Brendan Harris is batting .210 with a .234 on-base percentage in 55 games and Nick Green is hitting .185 with a .262 on-base percentage in 51 games.