Fourth and foremost: Orioles need better production in cleanup spot to be successful. Adam Jones and Matt Wieters are the top candidates to fill what has been a weak spot in the lineup in recent years.
Nick Markakis took part in the Orioles' first full-squad workout, though the team limited his activity. The Orioles right fielder said he's "maybe a little ahead of schedule" in his recovery from abdominal surgery.
Dan Duquette tells Orioles fans that reaching .500 is just the starting point. At his first FanFest, the Orioles' executive vice president continues to set the bar high, but not necessarily at signing Prince Fielder.