Worth noting

Worth noting

Worth noting
• Nick Markakis (right wrist) amped up his efforts in Tuesday's batting practice with short-season Aberdeen with positive reports, according to manager Buck Showalter. The team is hoping Markakis can start playing rehab games as early as Thursday.

• Endy Chavez started running at the team's spring complex in Sarasota, Fla. He is nursing a left hamstring strain.

• Taylor Teagarden served at designated hitter for the Gulf Coast League Orioles on Tuesday, going 1-for-3 with a walk.