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• Pitcher Jason Hammel, who had right knee surgery last season, hasn't had any issues this winter and is doing fine with his rehab, Duquette said.

• Outfielder Nolan Reimold was recently cleared to begin baseball activities, the final step in his rehab from season-ending neck surgery. Reimold will stick to his regular offseason schedule and is expected to be healthy for Spring Training.

• Nick Markakis, Brian Roberts and Matt Wieters are among those working out at the Orioles' Spring Training facility in Sarasota, Fla. Roberts is coming off season-ending hip surgery, while Markakis had a broken left thumb.

• Non-roster invitee Zach Braddock, who was released by the Brewers in early May, did not pitch at all last season, according to Duquette.

"He was working on whatever he needed to work on," Duquette said of Braddock, who has dealt with personal issues, including anxiety and a sleep disorder. "He took some time off."