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Orioles notes: Not a priority to see Castro start this year; Givens still needs innings

Orioles notes: Not a priority to see Castro start this year; Givens still needs innings

With a week left in the season and the Orioles taking steps to look toward the future on several fronts, manager Buck Showalter said there's no added impetus to see right-hander Miguel Castro work as a starter in the regular season before the team tries him in that role next spring.

"I think because of where we are innings-wise — one of the problems is getting to a spot where we can do that with him because we have to use him in the bullpen," Showalter said. "Like last night, we had to pitch a lot of innings out of the bullpen again, which he does. So, it's hard to get him. I don't think it's a priority. I would like to in a perfect world, but because of his inning...

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