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Orioles notes: Scott to be activated Sunday; Showalter harps on slow times to plate

Orioles notes: Scott to be activated Sunday; Showalter harps on slow times to plate

Hard-throwing left-handed pitching prospect Tanner Scott unofficially joined the Orioles on Saturday and is scheduled to have his contract selected by the club before Sunday’s game, but how much he will contribute during the regular season’s final two weeks remains to be seen.

Scott, a 23-year-old with a 96-99 mph fastball who posted a 2.22 ERA in 69 innings at Double-A Bowie this season, hadn’t worked since last Friday, so upon arriving at Yankee Stadium, he had a work day with pitching coach Roger McDowell to get back on the mound.

“He’s been playing catch in the time he was at home,” Orioles manager Buck Showalter said. “He’ll be active...

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