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Orioles all-time saves leader Gregg Olson comes out of bullpen to help with Fox series 'Pitch'

Orioles all-time saves leader Gregg Olson comes out of bullpen to help with Fox series 'Pitch'

When Fox premieres its new prime-time series -- "Pitch" -- on Thursday night (9-10 p.m.), you won't see former Orioles closer Gregg Olson on the screen, but he played a significant role in developing the fictional first female big league baseball player.

Olson, who is the Orioles' all-time save leader with 160 and was elected to the Orioles Hall of Fame in 2008, helped actress Kylie Bunbury learn proper pitching mechanics to add realism to the role of Ginny Baker, who will be called up to the big leagues by the San Diego Padres in the first episode.

He was hired as a technical consultant for the entire first season of the show, charged with making sure...

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