"If I can take anything away that somehow clicks with me and just puts me over the edge getting my defense a little better, help the pitchers out and give the team the best chance to win," Ohlman said, "I'm not afraid to go in and ask him questions. I think it's hard for anybody of any size, I think, because you have to be in every play. You can't take a single pitch off. But it can be harder having longer limbs."
Matheny is very excited about Ohlman and is hoping to see him make his way to the major league club this year.
"I'm very impressed," Matheny said. "He has been a sponge. There are some things he's been working on that we've been able to see improvements on. He looks like a kid with a lot of potential."
The Orioles designated Ohlman for assignment last week. Ohlman has yet to appear in a major-league game.
As part of the trade sending outfielder
The left-handed Tarpley pitched at Class A in 2014 and went 3-5 with a 3.68 ERA.
Snider hit .264 with 13 home runs and 38 RBI in 2014 and will be a free agent after the 2016 season. Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Snider fits in well with the team, reports MASNsports.com.
"Snider is a solid dependable power-hitting outfielder and is an excellent fit for Camden Yards," Duquette said.
To make room for Snider, the Orioles designated
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