Zach Britton

To fix biggest weakness, Orioles might have to deal from greatest strength — their bullpen

To fix biggest weakness, Orioles might have to deal from greatest strength — their bullpen

If there was one thing to take away from Dan Duquette’s comments during last week’s State of the Orioles session with season-ticket holders, it was that the team’s executive vice president is focused on improving the team for both now and the future as the nonwaiver trade deadline approaches.

Since Duquette became the Orioles’ baseball operations chief before the 2012 season, he has built the club with a focus on being competitive every season. The Orioles have done just that, and because of that, when the deadline approaches, he has shown a penchant for making deals that supplement the team for making a run that season. Duquette said he believes he owes that effort to the fans...

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