Sharing joy part of O’s holiday highlights

BALTIMORE — Caleb Joseph, one of the Orioles’ most outgoing personalities, arrived all smiles at the 38th annual OriolesREACH Holiday Party for kids at Dave & Buster’s.

Joseph has been using the offseason to play another role, that of dad, and the O’s catcher was gearing up for the second Christmas with his son, Walker.

“[I’ve been] taking a lot of trips to McDonald’s, playing in the playpens,” Joseph said of his offseason schedule. “Getting ready for Christmas, getting jacked up. Trying to find various John Deere trucks and stuff to buy the little guy. This year’s going to be fun because he can finally enjoy some toys instead of just not really understanding what’s going on, so we’re getting excited.”

Joseph has also been following what the Orioles are doing this Hot Stove season. Those moves include adding catcher Welington Castillo, a transaction that puts Joseph in a competition with Francisco Pena for the backup …

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