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Mike Wright Jr. reaches final turn of rotation audition having shown Orioles his growth

Mike Wright Jr. reaches final turn of rotation audition having shown Orioles his growth

Mike Wright Jr. will take the mound Saturday afternoon against the Toronto Blue Jays knowing it will likely be his penultimate opportunity this spring to make his case for a spot in the Orioles starting rotation.

He’s put together a strong resume so far, competing with Miguel Castro and Rule 5 draft pick Nestor Cortes Jr. for the team’s fifth rotation spot. Even if he doesn’t make the rotation, he’s probably already done enough to earn a spot in the team’s bullpen, especially since he’s out of minor league options.

“I’ve felt pretty good,” Wright said of his spring. “I still have some improving to do, but that’s what spring training is for — to...

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