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Jon Rauch

Kevin Gausman sticking in the Orioles' bullpen for now

Kevin Gausman, who pitched a scoreless eighth inning in the Orioles’ loss to the White Sox on Tuesday night, has thrown 5 1/3 scoreless innings out of the bullpen and figures to stay there for now.

Gausman, the organization’s No. 2 prospect, struggled in five big league starts, pitching to a 7.66 ERA.

The Orioles will need to make a roster move when Wei-Yin Chen returns to the starting rotation next week, but for now it appears Gausman will continue to log major league experience as a reliever.

“I think he benefits either way, whether it’s him continuing to get starts down there or him contributing out of the bullpen up here,” manager Buck Showalter said. “I have an idea...