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Orioles prospect Dean Kremer held out of early spring workouts with oblique strain

Orioles prospect Dean Kremer held out of early spring workouts with oblique strain

One of the most promising young pitchers in Orioles camp suffered a setback before he could even report this month.

Right-hander Dean Kremer, one of five players the Orioles acquired in their July trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers for Manny Machado, suffered a left oblique strain late last month and hasn't participated in camp yet.

"It's just something with my oblique that happened a couple weeks ago — a week before I got to camp," Kremer said. "Now that I'm here, they get to get a look at it and help me recover from it and just play it out. It's got to take its time to heal.

Kremer said that the medical staff said he should be able to throw again...

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