Zach Britton RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Orioles Avoid Arbitration With Zach Britton

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Orioles have agreed to a $6.75MM salary to avoid arbitration with closer Zach Britton, Jon Heyman reports on Twitter. He was projected by MLBTR to earn $6.9MM, and his ultimate settlement point lands at the precise midpoint between his $7.9MM and the club’s $5.6MM filing numbers. " February 06

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    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    More on the closers-get-paid-in-arbitration beat: Zach Britton files at $7.9 million and Orioles counter at $5.6 million.

  • Would long-term deal with Britton be a good idea?

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Lately I’ve been busy spending other people’s money. With six key free agents and others looming in the coming years, it’s easy to do that. I’ve suggested the Orioles preemptively extend Manny Machado and Jonathan Schoop. Doing that would be a great sign for the restive fan base. Machado is..." October 23

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    Eduardo A. Encina @EddieInTheYard

    Britton says he feels good today. Hasn't done any pregame work today yet, but expects to be available in today's game. #Orioles

  • Orioles closer Zach Britton dealing with strained lat

    Baltimore Sun "Orioles closer Zach Britton was not summoned to close Tuesday night’s 4-1 victory over the Washington Nationals, which raised more questions about his physical condition and the outlook for the rest of his season. This time, however, he answered them. Britton said that he has been dealing..." September 23

  • Orioles, Zach Britton avoid arbitration at $3.2 million

    Hardball Talk "From MASN’s Roch Kubatko comes word that the Orioles have avoided arbitration with closer Zach Britton by agreeing to a one-year deal. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports says it’s worth $3.2 million and carries $300,000 in bonuses for games finished. Britton racked up 37 saves last season for the..." February 06

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    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    Zach Britton is starting tomorrow. Must mean Chen on Wednesday. #Orioles

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    Brittany Ghiroli @Britt_Ghiroli

    Os expected to promote Britton for tmrw. No Hammel.

  • Orioles left-hander Zach Britton optioned to Triple-A Norfolk

    Baltimore Sun "This spring's competition for the fifth spot in the Orioles' starting rotation came a little bit closer to a conclusion Saturday when the team optioned left-hander Zach Britton to Triple-A Norfolk. The team also optioned infielders Jonathan Schoop and Yamaico Navarro to Triple-A and reassigned..." March 24

  • Zach Britton has poor outing

    Baltimore Sun "Zach Britton, who is in the mix for the club’s fifth starter spot, really struggled on Wednesday, lasting just 1 2/3 innings against the Toronto Blue Jays. The lefty gave up five runs on seven hits and two walks while retiring only four batters. He loaded the bases – on two walks and a single –..." March 20

  • Zach Britton's sinker looked strong in 3-3 tie with the Red Sox

    Baltimore Sun "The Boston Red Sox, because they have another game at night in Fort Myers, brought no regulars here for Friday’s contest against the Orioles. The Orioles sent starter Miguel Gonzalez to pitch against minor leaguers so he wouldn’t face an American League East team. It's typical stuff for..." March 16

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