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Orioles claim left-handed reliever Patrick McCoy off waivers from Tigers
Orioles claim left-handed reliever Patrick McCoy off waivers from Tigers

The Orioles claimed reliever Patrick McCoy off waivers from the Detroit Tigers on Friday afternoon, adding left-handed bullpen depth to a relief corps that could be without Andrew Miller. After spending parts of eight seasons in the minors, the 26-year-old McCoy made his major league debut this past season with the Tigers. McCoy posted a 3.86 ERA in 14 relief innings. He held left-handed hitters to a .208 average, but he wasn’t used exclusively in a situational role. He made eight appearances of one full inning or more. He also missed nearly a month in July with a right-hamstring strain. He was 3-0 with a 3.00 ERA in 45 1/3 relief innings between Double-AA Erie and...

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