"I saw him 10 days ago, just on flat ground, and the ball was coming out good, and it's coming out much better," Orioles pitching coach Rick Adair said. "He's done a lot of work.[Rehab coordinator] Chris Correnti has done a tremendous job physically getting him back in shape and staying on this program. It was the first day and it was real good. Obviously, anytime you've got an injury, that first day is exciting. He probably had a little bit of adrenaline going and he's doing good."