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Orioles notebook: Zach Britton stays mum on why he hasn't closed since Tuesday

Orioles notebook: Zach Britton stays mum on why he hasn't closed since Tuesday

Orioles closer Zach Britton is not revealing what physical issues he's dealing with right now, but he said getting a second straight day of rest Thursday was helpful after pitching consecutively from Sunday to Tuesday.

Britton said he's now ready to pitch the next time he's called upon.

"Everyone at this point in the season has got a little something going on. With the three days of throwing, and I got warmed up the day before, just trying to give me two days [off]," Britton said. "I think I kind of needed those two days with the workload that I had, and then just being ready to go for the rest of the season."

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