SARASOTA, Florida-Trey Mancini, who has left the team to deal with a non-baseball related medical issue, tweeted his thanks to fans for their concern on Sunday.
Mancini tweeted: “I want to express my heartfelt gratitude to everyone for their kind sentiments and well wishes. It further drives home the fact that I am surrounded by the best family, friends/teammates, and fans that I could ever ask for.
“Once there is more clarity, I will be sure to keep everyone updated over the next few days. I look forward to a healthy recovery and being back on the field soon!”
After Saturday’s game, Orioles manager Brandon Hyde announced Mancini’s departure and asked that his privacy be respected. Before Sunday’s game, Alex Cobb and Chris Davis expressed their support and concern for Mancini.