Infielder Michael Almanzar joined Triple-A Norfolk on a major league rehab assignment, the Tides announced. Almanzar was the Orioles' Rule 5 draft pick last December. … Three children with life-threatening illnesses watched Saturday's game from the Markakis Suite at Camden Yards. 14-year-old Johnathan, who is being treated for cancer; 6-year-old Landyn from York, Penn., who suffers from spina bifida; and 10-year-old Samuel of Abingdon, who has mitochondrial encephalomyopathy, were invited by Markakis and the Casey Cares Foundation. … Maryland women's lacrosse coach Cathy Reese threw out the ceremonial first pitch Saturday. Members of the Terps' 2014 national championship team joined her on the infield. … The first 20,000 fans ages 15 and older at Sunday's game will receive a 1954 Orioles cap.