All-Star Futures Game

So you want to trade for pitching ... the Orioles know how costly it can be

So you want to trade for pitching ... the Orioles know how costly it can be

Seeing former Orioles prospect Jake Arrieta pitch for the Chicago Cubs on Saturday at Camden Yards is all the ammunition critics need to impugn the Orioles’ starting pitching and the trades that depleted it.

But as the club looks to possibly paper over its most gaping hole at this month’s trade deadline, it’s not lost on executive vice president Dan Duquette or anyone else around the club that the Orioles have dealt a bona fide major league starter away in each of the past four Julys.

Beginning with the fateful Arrieta trade in 2013 — he went on to win the Cy Young Award in 2015 — the streak continued with Eduardo Rodríguez in 2014, Zach Davies in 2015 and Ariel Miranda...

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