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Orioles may have trouble finding room in bullpen for Troy Patton
Orioles may have trouble finding room in bullpen for Troy Patton

Left-hander Troy Patton, who is currently serving a 25-game suspension for testing positive for an amphetamine, is eligible to come off the restricted list on April 30, and the Orioles might have a tough time finding a spot for him when he is able to return. Patton has no minor league options remaining, so the team must add him to the active roster when he is eligible or would risk losing him on waivers. The Orioles don’t currently have a very flexible bullpen, with only Brian Matusz and Darren O’Day having minor league options. Patton is pitching in extended spring and is ready to go on a minor league rehab assignment, Orioles manager Buck Showalter said. “We've...

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