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Logan Ondrusek

Orioles release right-hander Logan Ondrusek

Orioles release right-hander Logan Ondrusek

The Orioles have released right-handed reliever Logan Ondrusek.

Ondrusek, who was on a one-year major league deal with a club option for 2018, was recently shelved indefinitely after feeling pain in his elbow after a Grapefruit League outing last Friday against the Detroit Tigers in Lakeland.

The team placed Ondrusek on release waivers shortly thereafter and released him Wednesday, according to the Major League Baseball transaction wire.

By releasing the 32-year-old Ondrusek now, the Orioles free themselves of having to pay most of Ondrusek’s $650,000 major league salary for this season.

The move also create an open spot on the organization's 40-man roster,...

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