- For the second time this season, Orioles catcher Welington Castillo is injured by a foul tip to the groin area.
- Free-agent losses, injuries and growing pains are making it difficult for baseball's defending champions to repeat their 2016 success.
- Matt Wieters' bat has sizzled coming out of the All-Star break, but the Orioles' catcher said he doesn't think the four days of rest over the break has anything to do with it.
- The Orioles could lose Matt Wieters at any moment of this road trip. Wieters said his wife, Maria, is due to give birth to their first child Sept. 27, when the Orioles will be in Baltimore. But he said doctors told the couple it¿s possible she will give birth sooner.