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'I have no idea what to expect': Orioles call up Luis Ortiz for spot start, Josh Rogers for innings coverage

'I have no idea what to expect': Orioles call up Luis Ortiz for spot start, Josh Rogers for innings coverage

To oppose a pitcher they once traded away, the Orioles called up two they traded for last summer.

Needing a spot starter after a blister on Andrew Cashner’s right middle finger proved too troublesome for him to pitch Friday, the Orioles brought up right-hander Luis Ortiz from Triple-A Norfolk to start the series opener against the Boston Red Sox. Pitching for the Red Sox was left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez, who Baltimore traded to Boston for reliever Andrew Miller in 2014.

Later Friday, left-hander Josh Rogers was recalled from Norfolk. In corresponding moves, right-hander Evan Phillips was optioned to the Tides and right-hander Josh Lucas was put on the 10-day injured list with...

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