Toronto Blue Jays

As Orioles head to winter meetings, they realize retooling rotation will be a challenge

As Orioles head to winter meetings, they realize retooling rotation will be a challenge

With several of the Orioles’ cornerstone players eligible to become free agents after the 2018 season, the dilemma of whether the club should rebuild or reload will linger throughout the offseason. And whether the Orioles can return to respectability after this year’s last-place division finish centers on the front office’s ability to retool a starting rotation that had the worst ERA in the majors in 2017.

The Orioles are likely to arrive Sunday at the annual winter meetings at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., without having done much to address their biggest offseason need. They have three rotation spots to fill — right-handers Dylan Bundy...

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