Vance Worley

Top spot on waiver claims coming in handy for Orioles as they pick up two players

Top spot on waiver claims coming in handy for Orioles as they pick up two players

Even when they were finding success earlier this decade with their star-studded core, the Orioles often supplemented it through the waiver process by acquiring players, via claim or trade, who were deemed surplus elsewhere.

From former All-Star reliever Darren O'Day to corner bats Steve Pearce (the first and second time) and Danny Valencia (the first time), plus pitcher Vance Worley, the Orioles have filled plenty of useful spots.

And as they embark on this new era under executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias, the Orioles are clearly trying to use the waiver process to try to fill out the edges of their roster the same way, armed with the top priority in the...

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