The Orioles have been waiting a long time to take the wraps off of Dylan Bundy.
He was always projected as a starting pitcher – and perhaps a legitimate ace – but everyone knows the hurdles he had to clear to get into the rotation last July and to arrive at spring training this year as the presumptive No. 3 starter.
When he took the mound against the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday at Ed Smith Stadium, it was his first exhibition start since 2013.
Bundy got off to a bit of a rocky start, allowing a two-run home run to Andrew Benintendi in the first inning. But he settled in to pitch two innings and allow just one earned run on two hits. He threw 38 pitches and struck...