After winning seven consecutive games, the Orioles have dropped two straight. … Showalter said he wanted to use left-hander Zach Britton in a one-inning relief role to see how he handled it. Replacing Jimenez in the third, he needed just six pitches to strike out Howard and Darin Ruf and induced a liner back to him for a perfect inning. Britton's sinker was sitting at 95 mph. … Nolan Reimold was 2-for-3 on Wednesday with a two-run homer. Reimold will start going to the club's minor league complex to get more at-bats Thursday because there's a Double-A and Triple-A game there at Twin Lakes Park. … Down to the Orioles' final out, infielder Alex Gonzalez hit a two-run homer to bring the Orioles within one, his second of the spring. … De Jesus was 3-for-12 in 11 games this spring. … South Korean pitcher Suk-min Yoon is expected to return from getting his work visa in Canada on Thursday morning. Yoon is scheduled to make his spring debut Saturday. He couldn't pitch in a paid attendance game until he received his visa. … Hall of Fame knuckleballer Phil Niekro will work at minor league camp with right-hander Eddie Gamboa for six days, starting yesterday. … Right-hander Ervin Santana, a free-agent target of the Orioles, agreed Wednesday with the Atlanta Braves on a one-year deal reportedly worth $14.1 million. Asked for his reaction later in the day, Showalter said: "We signed Santana," referring to rehabbing two-time Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana. …The Orioles announced Wednesday that they will offer an exclusive incentive for those fans attending Saturday's Tag Day to purchase a partial season plan. The club will provide $50 in vouchers to any fan purchasing two seats in a 13-game plan at the event. The vouchers can be redeemed beginning April 1.