Zach Britton RUMORS & NEWS

  • No Extension Talks Currently Planned Between Orioles, Zach Britton

    MLB Trade Rumors "Scott Boras, agent for star Orioles closer Zach Britton, doesn’t think the club will be looking to pursue an extension with his client in the near future, Dan Connolly of BaltimoreBaseball.com reports. Britton has two more years of arbitration eligibility before he hits free agency in the..." September 17

  • Orioles' Zach Britton absolutely belongs in the 2016 AL Cy Young conversation

    Sporting News "When I was a kid, the logic behind baseball's primary awards seemed pretty simple. The best position players (usually a slugger) won the MVP, and the best starting pitchers won the Cy Young. Occasionally, when an elite closer collected a bunch of saves for a team that won its division, that..." August 17

  • Britton sets record for consecutive games without earned run

    The Score "Zach Britton hasn't given up a run in a very long time. The last earned run the Baltimore Orioles closer gave up was on April 30, when he inherited a run against the Chicago White Sox. With a clean ninth inning Thursday against the Oakland Athletics, Britton set a major-league record with..." August 12

  • Orioles say Zach Britton (ankle) is day-to-day

    ESPN "Baltimore Orioles closer Zach Britton is day-to-day after exiting the team's 8-7 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Saturday with an ankle injury. Britton came on in the ninth inning of a 7-7 game and struck out the first two batters he faced. The left-hander then hurt his left ankle while..." May 01

  • Zach Britton hoping to avoid DL stint after injuring ankle

    ESPN "Baltimore Orioles closer Zach Britton says he hopes to avoid the disabled list after exiting the team's 8-7 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Saturday with an ankle injury. "I think I'd be surprised if I had to go on the DL, but we'll see how it feels," said Britton, who was leaning on crutches..." May 01

  • Britton: Former coach caused Arrieta's struggles with O's

    Yahoo! Sports "During their lowest moments, the four pitchers who were supposed to save the Baltimore Orioles looked at one another and asked a simple question: “What the [expletive] happened?” Zach Britton, Chris Tillman and Brian Matusz had spent months “doming each other out mentally,” as Britton put it,..." April 25