Originally written on MLB Injury News  |  Last updated 9/23/14
Rumors continue to surface of the Baltimore Orioles' interest in adding a significant starting pitcher, with names such as Cliff Lee, Matt Garza and Yovani Gallardo circulating. While the O's could acquire a high-profile start this summer, Rich Dubroff of CSN Baltimore says that a deal is "not probable." The Orioles were also in the market for a starter last summer, and they ultimately added left-hander Joe Saunders in August. Prior to that acquisition, Dubroff notes that the team came close to dealing for right-hander Joe Blanton. Before a trade could be completed Baltimore balked at the Philadelphia Phillies asking price of infield prospect Jonathan Schoop. Baltimore figures to be just as hesitant to part with highly-regarded prospects this summer, as prize arms Dylan Bundy and Kevin Gausman aren't going anywhere. Dubroff says the O's could consider parting with lesser prospects -- including Eduardo Rodriguez, Nick Delmonico, L.J. Hoes and Xavier Avery -- but no major youngsters figure to change hands. For this reason it's expected to be difficult for the Orioles to add a pitcher they can plug into the top of their starting rotation. Beyond their hesitancy to trade prospects, the O's also don't seem extremely inclined to take on significant amounts of salary. This leads Dubroff to believe that the Orioles won't make a major move this summer. Instead, they may have to settle for a Saunders-like addition. It's not all that bad, considering the way the Saunder's acquisition worked out last year. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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