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Orioles acquire pitcher Damien Magnifico, trade Oliver Drake in two deals with Brewers

Orioles acquire pitcher Damien Magnifico, trade Oliver Drake in two deals with Brewers

The Orioles continued to stockpile young, optionable pitchers with major league experience, acquiring right-hander Damien Magnifico from the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night.

In exchange for the 25-year-old, the Orioles traded international signing bonus slot No. 15 to the Brewers. He will be assigned to Triple-A Norfolk. To make room for Magnifico, they designated former Rule 5 draft pick Jason Garcia, who was at Double-A Bowie, for assignment. 

The move is the latest in an array of minor trades or waiver claims in recent days that include acquiring right-hander Miguel Castro and left-hander Andrew Faulkner, both of whom have options but also require further...

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