• Manny Machado's 18 multihit games through May 16 are the most by a player under 21 in the live-ball era (since 1921).
• The Orioles announced a new "Birdland Summer 6-Pack" ticket offer on Friday afternoon, with fans able to select tickets to six home games, including two prime games, all at the non-prime game price. For as little as $54, fans can choose from 20 prime games and 41 non-prime games with the potential savings up to $70 per package
• The Orioles, in partnership with Majestic, have announced a special opportunity for fans to play catch on the field for the first time on Father's Day, Sunday, June 16, prior to their game against the Boston Red Sox. Fans may purchase one of two ticket packages that include a pair of tickets for the 1:35 p.m. game and a 25-minute pregame session of catch on the Oriole Park field. A portion of the proceeds will benefit OriolesREACH and the Baltimore Orioles Charitable Foundation. More details are available on Orioles.com.
• Catcher Taylor Teagarden had the splint removed from his fractured thumb on Friday in Sarasota, Fla., while infielder Wilson Betemit (knee) started jogging in the pool at the team's rehab center.
Brittany Ghiroli is a reporter for MLB.com. Read her blog, Britt's Bird Watch, and follow her on Twitter @britt_ghiroli. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.