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As relief market develops, Orioles can afford to be picky in pondering trade of reliever

As relief market develops, Orioles can afford to be picky in pondering trade of reliever

If there’s an area the Orioles appear most willing to trade from, it’s their bullpen, which has long been the team’s most established strength. And with the relief market starting to develop at this week’s winter meetings, the Orioles are listening to offers on their late-inning relievers.

There might not be a team that has a better corps of late-inning arms: One of the best closers in the game in Zach Britton, a top setup man with closing experience in Brad Brach, a proven veteran submariner in Darren O’Day and a closer-in-waiting in Mychal Givens. The Orioles can afford to deal one and still consider the bullpen a strength.

“The bullpen is...

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