“I don’t think so,’’ he said, “since we have Fernando Rodney and [Santiago] Casilla from the Giants,’’ Strop said. “It’s a pretty good bullpen.”
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Strop had a terrific year setting up Jim Johnson, so he figures to be in a similar role in the WBC.
Though the Orioles probably would rather have Strop stay in camp, Showalter is taking comfort in the fact that Orioles bullpen coach Bill Castro will be with the Dominican team to keep an eye him.