Hard-throwing right-hander Miguel Castro might be more of a long-term bullpen fixture for the Orioles than an immediate one, and the reasons were evident when the 22-year-old made his debut with the club Wednesday night.
Castro recorded a scoreless eighth inning in the 5-4 loss to the Detroit Tigers, and needed 24 pitches to do it, but was “as advertised,” according to manager Buck Showalter.
“I’ve seen him before,” Showalter said. “He pitched against us. We’ve seen him. … Our guys were very accurate about their description. I liked his composure in that situation.”
Castro, who was designated for assignment by the Colorado Rockies in March and acquired by the Orioles...