Originally written on MLB Injury News  |  Last updated 10/15/14
The Baltimore Orioles made an early splash on the trade market, adding right-handed starting pitcher Scott Feldman from the Chicago Cubs. However, that could be it for the O’s as the July 31 trade deadline approaches, as one person connected to the team told Jon Heyman of CBS Sports that Baltimore is “tapped out” financially. While considering a couple of needs recently, an Orioles-connected person used the phrase "tapped out'' to describe their financial situation. Heyman said it’s safe to say that the Orioles will not be acquiring an ace pitcher via trade. Beyond that, any outfielder or designated hitter additions will have to fit financially into their budget. To give an example, Heyman said that when he asked about Minnesota Twins slugger Justin Morneau – who has $6 million remaining in 2013 salary – an Orioles’ source told Heyman that he’s “too expensive.” The team has gotten limited production from the DH position, and this has been at least in some part due to injuries to Wilson Betemit and Nolan Reimold. Prospect Henry Urrutia made his major-league debut last night, and the O’s are hoping to get something from him for the remainder of the season. Beyond him, Heyman says the team could look to other top prospects such as Jonathan Schoop and Kevin Gausman similar to how they received a boost from Manny Machado last year. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?

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