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Orioles have some interest in bringing back reliever Koji Uehara

Orioles have some interest in bringing back reliever Koji Uehara

Despite it being the club’s primary strength last season, Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette has not ruled out the possibility of improving his bullpen – and one consideration is a reunion with popular former Oriole right-hander Koji Uehara.

The Orioles have already met with Japanese free agent closer Kyuji Fujikawa, who would be a set-up man in the majors, and they are at least considering other late-inning relievers, including Uehara, who played with the Orioles from 2009 until he was dealt away in July 2011.

Although he doesn’t like to talk about specific free agents, Duquette said about Uehara: “He’s on our list, we like him....

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