• Rule 5 Draft pick Michael Almanzar played nine innings Friday at third base in extended spring with no problems, while Luis Ayala is slated to throw live batting practice Saturday.
• Top pitching prospect Dylan Bundy had a 40-pitch side Friday, throwing just fastballs and changeups as he continues to progress toward breaking balls.
• Edgmer Escalona (shoulder inflammation) threw from 90 feet 25 times Friday. Francisco Peguero (wrist) took 25 dry swings and 25 off the tee as he continues to progress.
• Nolan Reimold (neck), who was cleared for baseball activities Thursday, had 25 swings off the tee and played light toss Friday.
• Baltimore's rotation had a 1.71 ERA in the past five games entering Friday, the best mark in the American League over that stretch.