Alec Asher

Orioles right-hander Gabriel Ynoa looking to make strong final impression

Orioles right-hander Gabriel Ynoa looking to make strong final impression

Orioles right-hander Gabriel Ynoa will have one final opportunity this season to make a push for starting rotation consideration next spring when he faces the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night at PNC Park.

He’s likely already done enough to be considered in the mix for a spot next spring, but that might say more about the Orioles’ dire need for rotation help in 2018 than it does about the resume he’s built through three starts.

Give credit where it’s due. Ynoa’s last start made a strong case, as he held the Tampa Bay Rays to one run on five hits over eight innings on Thursday night at Camden Yards. In many ways, it was the best start of Ynoa’s career. He had never gone...

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