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Orioles manager Buck Showalter had some nice things to say about the 24-year-old right-hander on the first day of camp Wednesday in Florida.

"It's nice to not have anything holding me back, and I can just go full bore from day one and not feel like I'm behind or anything.

So far I'm happy, but the games haven't begun yet so there are a lot of progressions to go." Hughes underwent a second thoracic outlet surgery last August and remains a major question mark for the 2018 season.

would be in the mix for starts in left field to open the year. Zych battled elbow and forearm trouble down the stretch last season and it has apparently followed him into Mariners camp this spring.

He's already thrown two bullpen sessions but will likely scale back his overall workload until around mid-March.

The former supplemental first-round pick of the Indians is now a 35-year-old project for Tampa Bay. Healy felt pain in his hand during early offseason workouts and the discomfort returned when he tried to ramp things back up this month.

Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times says the Mariners "hope to have more information in the coming days." Healy was acquired from the Athletics in November for pitcher Emilio Pagan and infielder Alexander Campos.

He is the son of former 19-year major league veteran Jose Mesa, who pitched for the Orioles from 1987-1992.

Santiago posted an ugly 5.63 ERA, 1.44 WHIP, and 51/31 K/BB ratio across 70 1/3 innings (14 starts, one relief appearance) with the Twins in 2017 while fighting back and shoulder injuries.

The big test will be running and he's a couple weeks away from ramping things up in that department.

If he is not ready, Lonnie Chisenhall, Abraham Almonte, Tyler Naquin, and Melvin Upton Jr.

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