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With heavy workload and Orioles struggling, reliever Brad Brach hasn't pitched since Sunday

With heavy workload and Orioles struggling, reliever Brad Brach hasn't pitched since Sunday

Orioles reliever Brad Brach, the club's most durable late-inning arm this season, entered Friday night’s series opener against the Toronto Blue Jays having not pitched since Sunday. He didn’t see action in any of the team’s three home games against the Colorado Rockies and didn’t pitch in Thursday’s 6-2 loss in Minnesota, a game where the Orioles bullpen allowed five runs in three innings.

One of manager Buck Showalter’s top priorities is keeping his bullpen fresh and healthy, and Brach has carried a heavy load this season, especially when filling in for setup man Darren O’Day during an extended disabled list stint.

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