Brian Goodwin

Orioles right-hander Logan Verrett comes to the rescue again in extra innings

Orioles right-hander Logan Verrett comes to the rescue again in extra innings

The last time right-hander Logan Verrett pitched the Orioles through extra innings, his reward was a ticket back to Triple-A Norfolk.

Whether that happens again remains to be seen after Verrett tossed three scoreless frames in extra innings until the Orioles could walk off with a 5-4, 12-inning win over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night, but the right-hander’s steadiness with the game on the line has quickly become evident.

The Orioles’ ability to shuttle optionable relievers between Baltimore and Triple-A Norfolk has been valuable in the season’s first five weeks, and twice the Orioles have entrusted Verrett to provide length in extra innings. Both times, he ended...