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Orioles pitching prospect Hunter Harvey receives all clear for normal offseason
Orioles pitching prospect Hunter Harvey receives all clear for normal offseason

Orioles pitching prospect Hunter Harvey, whose 2014 season was ended prematurely with elbow tightness, has been cleared by team doctors and is now having a normal offseason. That’s tremendous news for the Orioles, who have high hopes for the right-hander. Harvey, who was the team’s first-round pick (22nd overall) in the 2013 draft, will turn 20 on Dec. 9. He went 7-5 with a 3.18 ERA in 17 starts at Low-A Delmarva, allowing 66 hits and striking out 106 batters in 87 2/3 innings. Harvey was sidelined after feeling tightness near his elbow following his final start of the season on July 25. He never felt any pain, and there was no structural damage to Harvey’s arm. He...

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