Left-handed hitting Nate McLouth, who is batting .429/.510/.714 in his last 11 games, sat for the third time in the past eight games, all of them against left-handed starters. … Third baseman Manny Machado entered Friday night riding an 11-game hitting streak, the a team season high and the franchise record for a player under 21 years old. Machado was hitting .426 (20-for-47) with eight runs, seven doubles, a triple, seven RBIs and seven multi-hit games in that span. … Left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada (Tommy John surgery) is scheduled to throw five innings in an extended spring training game Saturday. It could be his final outing before going on minor league rehab assignment. … Second baseman Brian Roberts continued his recovery in Sarasota, Fla., running the foul poles, increasing his throwing from 75 to 90 feet and taking some swings off a tee. There's still no estimated time table for his return from a right hamstring injury. Showalter said he expects Robets to avoid the 60-day disabled list.