More morning notes on ninth day of camp, plus videos and photos

SARASOTA, Fla. - Chris Davis worked out in right field today, taking ground balls on Field 3 while his teammates stretched, then moving to the Camden Yards replica field with the other outfielders.

Davis shagged fly balls, took more ground balls and made throws during various drills. He’s also expected to get some work at third base later in camp.

Though he’s expected to start at first base, Davis gives the Orioles another option in right.

A group of pitchers headed over to the minor league complex at Twin Lakes Park to throw bullpen sessions, enabling manager Buck Showalter to end the workout at a reasonable time. Bullpen coach Dom Chiti joined them.

Third baseman Manny Machado, shortstop J.J. Hardy and second baseman Jonathan Schoop stood next to each other and backhanded balls hit to them by infield instructor Bobby Dickerson.

Cuban outfielder Dariel Alvarez is getting noticed for his throwing arm. It comes as advertised.

Showalter said Alvarez made a throw from center field that went through the cutoff man and reached the catcher on the fly.

Catcher Caleb Joseph is in camp again today, but we don’t know for how much longer. His wife Brooke is due with their first child on Sunday.

Triple-A Norfolk manager Ron Johnson has lost 86 pounds since September 2013. Diet and exercise. Who knew?

Here are videos and pictures from today’s workout.:

clevenger_heads_off_field.jpgCatcher Steve Clevenger heads off the field.

davis_fields_outfield_spring.jpgDavis fields a ball in the outfield.

showalter_explains_drill_spring.jpgShowalter explains a defensive drill.

wieter_arencibia_ward_spring.jpgCatchers Matt Wieters, J.P. Arencibia and Brian Ward during a drill.

davis_stretching_spring .jpgDavis stretches after outfield drills.

ron_johnson_lighter_spring.jpgJohnson shows off his new physique.

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