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Early notes on Britton, Tillman, Rickard and upcoming starters - School of Roch

Orioles closer Zach Britton will pitch Friday evening at Double-A Bowie if today's side session, as expected, didn't bring any discomfort in his left forearm area. The Baysox have a 7:05 p.m. game against Akron at Prince George's Stadium. Britton won't be activated from the disabled list before Sunday in ... Read More
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Britton plays catch, Tillman readies for next rehab start - School of Roch

Orioles closer Zach Britton ventured outdoors this afternoon and threw on flat ground. He didn't wait for his appointment with a hand specialist. He feels good and wants to proceed with the next step in his eventual return to the mound. Britton played a "firm" catch from 90 feet and ... Read More
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Peter Schmuck joins "O's Xtra" to discuss the Orioles

The Baltimore Sun's Peter Schmuck joins "O's Xtra" to discuss Brad Brach's recent performance and provide injury updates on Zach Britton and Chris Tillman.
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Britton to see hand doc, could throw after that

Orioles closer Zach Britton will see a hand specialist on Monday, and he could resume throwing after that, as manager Buck Showalter called it the final step for the left-hander in his rehab from a left forearm strain.
4 days ago

Britton ready to resume throwing on Monday (and other notes) - School of Roch

Orioles closer Zach Britton could start throwing again on Monday after seeing a hand specialist in the morning. Britton said his arm feels great and he was happy with the results of the MRI. He no longer has any discomfort in his forearm and wants to throw today, but the ... Read More
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Seven most impressive young cornerstone players in MLB today

The future of baseball is already in front of us.This isn’t in reference to a timeline. The players who represent the future of Major League Baseball are playing in front of us as you read this article.Some are nearing free agency, while others were so special their organizations paid top dollar to make sure they feel cozy and comfy at home for the foreseeable future.The following are...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach Britton placed on DL with forearm soreness

The Baltimore Orioles announced on Monday morning that All-Star closer Zach Britton has been placed on the disabled list due to left forearm soreness.Steve Melewski reported the news Sunday. This could mean a number of things.The scary part about forearm soreness is it’s often the first sign that Tommy John surgery could be in a pitcher’s future. However, Manager Buck Showalter...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles make light of decision to keep Zach Britton out of playoffs

It was a rare scene when Baltimore manager Buck Showalter gave a slight grin on Monday, after the Orioles opened the season up in a Mark Trumbo walk-off win against the Blue Jays.It’s been six months since the infamous “game that will not be mentioned” occurred. You remember the game in October when two-time All-Star Zach Britton didn’t pitch in the Wild Card game. It might...
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22 days ago  |  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

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