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With he score 5-0 after 2nd inning, its going to hard for Ubaldo to go deep in the game. The pen will probably have to pitch several innings.  That will probably mean a pitching before tomorrow's game.  Richard Bleier is the only guy on the 40 man roster I see that is ready for a promotion.

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Nuno will be burned here I would think. He isn't a good matchup vs the RH hitters in Boston anyway. Someone will be up.  

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22 minutes ago, Rene88 said:

My guess is Bleier (albeit just off DL and small sample size) and Wilson.

They optioned both Nuno and Aquino so it will be 2 moves. 

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42 minutes ago, eddie83 said:

They optioned both Nuno and Aquino so it will be 2 moves. 

Sanity prevails....

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5 hours ago, eddie83 said:

They optioned both Nuno and Aquino so it will be 2 moves. 

Baier and Wilson are two moves? LOL. 

Wilson did pitch yesterday, so who knows....probably Jimmy Yacabonis then (this requires a 40-man move, could be bye-bye Logan Verrett from 40-man. (and Blier).

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2 hours ago, Rene88 said:

Baier and Wilson are two moves? LOL. 

Wilson did pitch yesterday, so who knows....probably Jimmy Yacabonis then (this requires a 40-man move, could be bye-bye Logan Verrett from 40-man. (and Blier).

Bleier seems likely.

Could be Yacabonis but he pitched last night.  He would only be available for one inning.

Could be McGough or Rickard Rodriguez.   Britton probably comes back on Tuesday after pitching an inning today at Bowie. So whoever comes up today could be sent back after Monday's game.  Unless Buck goes back to 7 relievers and makes a decision on Rickard/Mancini/Gentry.

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22 minutes ago, Crazysilver03 said:

Bleier and Verrett up.

Meanwhile Andrew Triggs is 4-1 with a 1.84 ERA.

Andrew Triggs who was released so we could keep Jason Garcia, and Mike Wright, and Joe Gunkel, and have room to sign Nuno and Verrit and who know's who else.

The inablitly of this franchise to recognize talent even when it is staring them in the eye is amazing. Triggs was very successful at every level and we released him for that.

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5 minutes ago, webbrick2010 said:

Meanwhile Andrew Triggs is 4-1 with a 1.84 ERA.

Andrew Triggs who was released so we could keep Jason Garcia, and Mike Wright, and Joe Gunkel, and have room to sign Nuno and Verrit and who know's who else.

The inablitly of this franchise to recognize talent even when it is staring them in the eye is amazing. Triggs was very successful at every level and we released him for that.

Lol. It's always amazing that you can take a reasonable point and take it to a disagreeable degree. Triggs was a slight head scratcher but no one envisioned this type of success. But in your quest to trash the Orioles, you unsurprisingly ignore many important points to try to make yours. Triggs was released for a spot for Pedro Alvarez and he was released because of transaction rules dealing with how closely he had been added and the time of ST they were trying to take him off the roster.

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14 minutes ago, wildcard said:

Don't talk about Triggs.  I had him on the O's Top 10 prospect list and was told I was crazy by more than one poster.

Verrett makes no sense on the surface bc he's been awful but this is what they are trying to do IMO:

 He won't be used in a high leverage situation. He likely will get bombed (he's been terrible at Norfolk). I believe this is the precursor to him being removed from the 40-man. We will see.

I think there are a couple of guys they want on the 40-man over Verrett (Yacabonis is def one, Triggs another?)

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2 minutes ago, Rene88 said:

Verrett makes no sense on the surface bc he's been awful but this is what they are trying to do IMO:

 He won't be used in a high leverage situation. He likely will get bombed (he's been terrible at Norfolk). I believe this is the precursor to him being removed from the 40-man. We will see.

I think there are a couple of guys they want on the 40-man over Verrett,

Verret get optioned when Britton is activated on Tuesday.   He is a short term move because he is on the 40 man roster. 

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