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With seven scoreless innings, Jeremy Hellickson impressive in Orioles debut

With seven scoreless innings, Jeremy Hellickson impressive in Orioles debut

Jeremy Hellickson acknowledged he experienced some anxious moments leading up to his Orioles debut Wednesday night. He’d transitioned to a new team before, but never during the season, and never thrown into a playoff race at the trade deadline.

The Orioles acquired Hellickson from the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday with the hope that his veteran arm could help stabilize the team’s rotation. The Orioles’ starting pitching struggles have been the main reason why they’ve played inconsistently since mid-May and were on the fringe of the playoff picture not long ago.

But the Orioles rotation seems to have found its footing, and in his first start...

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