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Bullpen rounding into top form [Analysis]

Bullpen rounding into top form [Analysis]

BALTIMORE — The Orioles’ bullpen has undergone a closer change and a multitude of shuffling pitchers between the majors and the minors. Zach Britton replaced Tommy Hunter as the closer due to ineffectiveness, and also because Hunter served a brief stint on the disabled list. There have been relievers who are only in Baltimore for a short time, such as Preston Guilmet, Brad Brach, and others. But the current makeup of the Baltimore bullpen may stick for a while, particularly if the Orioles continue to get quality outings from their starter. Entering Saturday’s game against Tampa Bay, Orioles relievers had posted a 0.38 ERA in the last seven games. And it hasn’t...

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