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ZACH BRITTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Pregame notes on Tillman, Britton, WBC and more - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - Chris Tillman is on track to begin pitchers fielding practice on Friday morning, exactly as the Orioles planned while setting up his spring schedule. Tillman has only been cleared to play catch after receiving a platelet-rich plasma injection in his right shoulder back in December. Zach Britton ... Read More
Via MASN
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Injury updates on Britton and Bourn - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - Zach Britton is nearing a return to the mound. The Orioles' closer no longer is experiencing discomfort in his left side and will play catch this morning. He appears to have dodged a serious oblique injury "I feel pretty good," he said. "I think it's pretty much ... Read More
Via MASN
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oblique improving, Britton to wait on spring debut

Zach Britton says his left oblique muscle is feeling better, and he's progressing towards making his 2017 spring debut, but the Orioles' closer won't pitch in a game until his symptoms are gone.
Via Orioles.com
4 days ago

O's being cautious with Britton

Zach Britton says that he's not worried about the soreness in his oblique. The Orioles left-hander, who converted all 47 of his save attempts in 2016, was scheduled to throw in an intrasquad game on Wednesday, but manager Buck Showalter said the day before that Britton would not pitch.
Via Orioles.com
5 days ago

Britton on soreness: "I don't think it's anything serious" - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - The rain arrived early this morning in Sarasota and caused the Orioles to postpone their intrasquad game until Thursday at 11:30 a.m. Work must be done indoors today unless it involves the backstroke. Closer Zach Britton isn't scheduled to throw after informing the club yesterday that he's ... Read More
Via MASN
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Zach Britton has potential oblique injury

Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Zach Britton is showing symptoms of a potential oblique injury, according to MLB.com’s Brittany Ghiroli.Rotoworld reported the two-time All-Star will not be pitching in Wednesday’s intrasquad game because the Orioles don’t want to “take any chances.”An MRI could be performed for “big” injuries I’m told as well as an ultrasound. These...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Britton to miss intrasquad game with oblique issue

Orioles closer Zach Britton will not pitch in Wednesday's intrasquad game as the lefty is dealing with early signs of an oblique issue.
Via Orioles.com
6 days ago

Buck Showalter has great response to Zach Britton question

Buck Showalter is still being asked about his decision to not use Zach Britton during last year’s AL wild-card game.The Orioles were on the wrong end of a 5-2 score in last year’s American League wild-card game against Toronto. Among the talking points afterward was Showalter not using relief ace Zach Britton late in a do-or-die game, a decision he was heavily criticized for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 28, 2017  |  Discuss

MLB auctioning off 'game-used' Zach Britton playoff jersey

Buck Showalter probably won’t be too happy to see this one. Major League Baseball is apparently auctioning off a “game-used” playoff jersey of Baltimore Orioles closer Zach Britton from the 2016 AL Wild Card Game on its official website. The listing, which went up on Tuesday and continues through Sunday, already has 23 bids and is currently at $1,050. Of course, the phrase...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Orioles' Zach Britton is a dominant relief cyborg

Orioles reliever Zach Britton is having another fantastic year in his third season as Baltimore’s closer after starting his career off as a struggling starting pitcher for the team. But while Britton was great in 2014, and fantastic in 2015, he’s taken his game to another level so far in 2016. In 46 2/3 innings, Britton has a minuscule 0.58 ERA. He’s allowed a total of three...
Via The Outside Corner
August 08, 2016  |  Discuss
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