• Shortstop J.J. Hardy hit third on Monday, which Showalter said was more of a product of trying to provide the toughest lineup possible against Yankees lefty CC Sabathia than Hardy's recent surge. Hardy had a three-game hitting streak snapped on Sunday.
• The Orioles have signed catcher Ronnie Paulino, released by the Mariners on March 30, according to Baseball America. He broke camp last spring as the O's backup catcher
• There are no plans right now for Jake Arrieta to get a start, although that could change depending on team need.
• Miguel Gonzalez will be activated from the disabled list prior to Tuesday's start.
• Monday's game was broadcast on ESPN.
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