- If there's one drawback to the Orioles' 3-1 start entering Tuesday night's game against the Toronto Blue Jays, it's the amount of relief pitching manager Brandon Hyde has needed to secure those wins.
- Top catching prospect Chance Sisco was optioned to Norfolk and journeymen catchers Andrew Susac and Carlos Pérez were assigned to minor league camp late Sunday, clarifying the catching situation.
- Catcher Jesús Sucre, who the Orioles signed as catching depth to complement their young major league catchers, will report to Sarasota late due to visa issues getting out of Venezuela.
- Top prospects Yusniel Diáz, Ryan Mountcastle, Ryan McKenna and Dean Kremer headline the Orioles' group of 2019 nonroster invitees for major league spring training.
- Infielder Hanser Alberto was claimed off waivers by the Orioles Friday, hours after the Yankees designated him for assignment to clear a roster spot for former Orioles Zach Britton.
- Orioles pitching prospect Dillon Tate, who was one of three pitchers acquired for closer Zach Britton from the New York Yankees, said the slow but steady progress he's made in his uneven career have him on track for success.