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Orioles acquire left-hander Richard Bleier in trade with Yankees

Orioles acquire left-hander Richard Bleier in trade with Yankees

The Orioles continued to shuffle their spring training roster Tuesday, acquiring left-hander Richard Bleier from the New York Yankees for a player to be named later.

To make 40-man roster space for Bleier, the Orioles designated first baseman/outfielder Christian Walker for assignment.

It marked the fourth straight day the Orioles have made a roster move. They signed outfielder Craig Gentry to a minor league deal Saturday, acquired lefty Vidal Nuno from the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday and re-signed outfielder Michael Bourn to a minor league contract Monday.

“We’ve been trying to add to our pitching depth, which was on our offseason shopping list,” Orioles...

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