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Sunday Bird Droppings: Orioles pitchers and catchers report in ten more days

Sunday Bird Droppings: Orioles pitchers and catchers report in ten more days

Photo by Mark Goldman/Icon Sportswire via After the Orioles made their big trade to get Corbin Burnes, I’m impatient for the season to get here Hello, friends. There are now 53 days remaining until Orioles Opening Day. In uniform number terms, that’s Zack Britton days to go until real baseball is back. The number 53 is currently worn by Mike Baumann, who is a bit less interesting of a 53. However, more fun is that we’re down to just ten days until pitchers and catchers report to Sarasota to begin spring training. Normally, I’m not very excited for the start of...
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Zimmermann and Akin say they are healthy and a full go for spring

Zimmermann and Akin say they are healthy and a full go for spring

On the final day of Birdland Caravan and at the final event of the three-day run, reporters caught up with four pitchers who will look to break north with the Orioles in April by winning roster spots in spring training. That group included lefties Bruce Zimmermann, Keegan Akin and Nick Vespi, and right-hander Mike Baumann.All four spent some, or in one case, a lot of time in Baltimore during the 2023 American League East championship season, but Zimmermann and Akin are coming off injuries. They pronounced themselves to be healthy and a full go when spring training starts in a couple of...

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