Someone else in the organization described Rhodes' tryout as a "courtesy." Rhodes approached the Orioles about it. He wanted to find out whether he had anything left in the tank. The Orioles aren't going to sign him.
I'll remind some fans that executive vice president Dan Duquette and new director of minor league operations Kent Qualls didn't fly to the Dominican just to work out Tatis. As I wrote on Sunday, they were checking out some of their players in the team's year-round developmental program.
The Orioles figure to bring at least two more pitchers to camp - Jair Jurrjens and Mark Hendrickson - and they may not be done.