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Can the Orioles find pitching help among the pool of nontendered free agents?

Can the Orioles find pitching help among the pool of nontendered free agents?

Friday’s nontender deadline resulted in several new names being inserted into the offseason free-agent pool, and the Orioles will undoubtedly take a look at the crop of players that have now become available.

The past two offseasons, the Orioles signed players who were nontendered. Last year, the Orioles signed catcher Welington Castillo to a one-year, $6 million deal (with a player option for the second year that Castillo declined) after he was nontendered by the Arizona Diamondbacks. Two years ago, the Orioles signed Pedro Álvarez after the Pittsburgh Pirates nontendered him.

This season, the Orioles’ main priority it to rebuild a starting rotation that returns just...

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