Outfielder David Lough has been shut down for a 48-hour period while he attempts to alleviate a stiff neck. Lough hasn't played since Wednesday. … Infielder Alex Gonzalez had a previously scheduled doctor's appointment Monday morning and did not make the trip to Clearwater, as originally scheduled. He would have been available to play Monday night. … The club is planning a noon staff meeting Thursday, and more cuts will likely be mapped out then. … LHP Francisco Liriano is scheduled to start for the Pittsburgh Pirates in the Orioles' road game Thursday in Bradenton. … After going to minor league camp to accumulate at-bats, outfielder Nolan Reimold leads the team in plate appearances with 53. Showalter said he is considering sending other players to minor league camp to compile at-bats. … Those with tickets to Monday night's game in Sarasota can exchange them for any of the remaining spring training games, subject to availability or obtain a refund by sending the unused tickets to: Baltimore Orioles, March 17 Spring Training Rainout, Ed Smith Stadium, 2700 12th Street, Sarasota, FL 34237. … The St. Patrick's Day green-and-black hats that the Orioles planned to wear Monday will instead be used Wednesday. The hats will be autographed after the game and auctioned online at orioles.com/auction, to benefit the animal hospitals at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota.