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Baltimore Orioles Zach Britton the Next Mariano Rivera?

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3 days ago

Zach Britton on yesterday's inning at minor league camp - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - Orioles closer Zach Britton remains convinced, along with everyone else in the organization, that he's going to be ready for opening day. Britton struck out the side on 12 pitches yesterday in a minor league game against the Rays at Twin Lakes Park. Britton said he was ... Read More
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ynoa on his outing, Britton with scoreless inning in Bradenton - Steve Melewski

BRADENTON, Fla. - Orioles closer Zach Britton made his second spring appearance this afternoon and pitched a scoreless last of the fifth against Pittsburgh. Britton, who gave up two runs and four hits in an inning on Tuesday in his spring debut, today got two groundouts and a strikeout around ... Read More
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Injury updates on Britton and Bourn - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - Zach Britton is nearing a return to the mound. The Orioles' closer no longer is experiencing discomfort in his left side and will play catch this morning. He appears to have dodged a serious oblique injury "I feel pretty good," he said. "I think it's pretty much ... Read More
February 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Britton on soreness: "I don't think it's anything serious" - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - The rain arrived early this morning in Sarasota and caused the Orioles to postpone their intrasquad game until Thursday at 11:30 a.m. Work must be done indoors today unless it involves the backstroke. Closer Zach Britton isn't scheduled to throw after informing the club yesterday that he's ... Read More
February 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Zach Britton has potential oblique injury

Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Zach Britton is showing symptoms of a potential oblique injury, according to’s Brittany Ghiroli.Rotoworld reported the two-time All-Star will not be pitching in Wednesday’s intrasquad game because the Orioles don’t want to “take any chances.”An MRI could be performed for “big” injuries I’m told as well as an ultrasound. These...
Via Sportsnaut
February 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Buck Showalter has great response to Zach Britton question

Buck Showalter is still being asked about his decision to not use Zach Britton during last year’s AL wild-card game.The Orioles were on the wrong end of a 5-2 score in last year’s American League wild-card game against Toronto. Among the talking points afterward was Showalter not using relief ace Zach Britton late in a do-or-die game, a decision he was heavily criticized for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 28, 2017  |  Discuss

MLB auctioning off 'game-used' Zach Britton playoff jersey

Buck Showalter probably won’t be too happy to see this one. Major League Baseball is apparently auctioning off a “game-used” playoff jersey of Baltimore Orioles closer Zach Britton from the 2016 AL Wild Card Game on its official website. The listing, which went up on Tuesday and continues through Sunday, already has 23 bids and is currently at $1,050. Of course, the phrase...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Orioles' Zach Britton is a dominant relief cyborg

Orioles reliever Zach Britton is having another fantastic year in his third season as Baltimore’s closer after starting his career off as a struggling starting pitcher for the team. But while Britton was great in 2014, and fantastic in 2015, he’s taken his game to another level so far in 2016. In 46 2/3 innings, Britton has a minuscule 0.58 ERA. He’s allowed a total of three...
Via The Outside Corner
August 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles: Why Zach Britton has been their biggest surprise

The Baltimore Orioles have had many surprising players this year, both good and bad. Depending on how you look at it, many players may appear to be more of a disappointment, and part of that is because of the seasons they were coming off. For instance, players like Chris Davis, Chris Tillman, Manny Machado, Tommy Hunter and even Ubaldo Jimenez were coming off of solid seasons, if...
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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