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Orioles exercise contract options for 2015 on pitchers Wei-Yin Chen, Darren O'Day
Orioles exercise contract options for 2015 on pitchers Wei-Yin Chen, Darren O'Day

The Orioles exercised their contract options for 2015 on left-hander Wei-Yin Chen and right-handed sidearmer Darren O’Day on Thursday in expected moves that guarantee two of the club’s best pitchers from last season will be in the fold next year. Chen, 29, will make $4.75 million in 2015, an increase from $4.072 million in 2014, when he went 16-6 with a 3.54 ERA in 31 starts for the Orioles. The club could have bought out his option for $372,000. He allowed seven earned runs in nine postseason innings over two starts in October. O’Day, 31, will make $4.25 million in 2015, roughly a $1 million raise from 2014. The Orioles could have bought out the option for $400,000....

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