Challenges Pile Up For Orioles’ Starting Rotation As Bats Begin To Break Out

While it’s still too early to tell how long Chris Ellis will be out, the Orioles could be down two starting pitchers before the month of May. Todd Karpovich breaks down the challenges the Orioles face regarding the starting rotation with John Means done for the year and Ellis hurting.

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Orioles LHP Bruce Zimmermann Looking To Establish Himself As Reliable Rotation Arm

Bruce Zimmermann entered the season as the No. 4 starter, but he has been the Orioles’ most consistent pitcher in the early going, with nine straight scoreless innings to begin the season. Now, he’s looking to maintain that consistency and prove he can be a reliable arm in the rotation.

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Tyler Wells Emerging As Viable Option As Starter For Orioles?

After a sluggish start to the season,Tyler Wells could be pitching his way into the Orioles’ starting rotation. “He’s got the ability to be a starter or a reliever,” manager Brandon Hyde said, “and it’s really because of the development of his changeup, to be able to have multiple pitches.”

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