Found March 29, 2012 on Oriole Post:
Yesterday, the Oriole lost to the Blue Jays, 9-3, in Grapefruit League action. Right now, with the start of the season about a week away, it still is yet to be seen what is happening with the starting rotation. One potential member of it – albeit, a long shot at this point – Dana Eveland had a rocky day, allowing three runs in six innings. After the game, according to the Baltimore Sun, Eveland told the media that he did not envision making the starting rotation because “he was not stretched out enough”. However, Buck Showalter says that Eveland is still in the hunt for a starting spot. Another guy whose role is undefined – Alfredo Simon – struggled yesterday in his outing. He had not pitched March 18th due to a groin injury and allowed six runs in only two innings of work. As it is, the pitching situation is very much still up in the air with the Orioles heading into Opening Day. There’s still not been an Opening Day starter named, although I find that to be a very minor issue...

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