MLB Rumors: Orioles Claim Jorge López off Waivers; RP Was 2022 All-Star for BAL


CINCINNATI, OH - JULY 29:  Jorge Lopez #48 of the Baltimore Orioles pitches during the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on July 29, 2022 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Baltimore defeated Cincinnati 6-2. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

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Jorge López is back with the Baltimore Orioles.

Joel Sherman of the New York Post reported that the company had actually gotten the reducer off of waivers after he was provided by the Miami Marlins.

Joel Sherman @Joelsherman1

The Orioles declared Jorge Lopez off of waivers from the Marlins, who conserve about $600,000 in the deal. Lopez was dealt by Baltimore to Minnesota at the 2022 due date for, to name a few, Yennier Cano. << a href="">> #Reunion<

López was with the Orioles from 2020 to midway through 2022, the latter season seeing him make an All-Star nod. He was traded at the 2022 due date to the Minnesota Twins and was traded from the Twins to the Marlins at this years due date.

The Orioles got Yennier Canó, to name a few, in the offer for López in2022 Canó has actually gone on to be a crucial element of the Orioles bullpen and made an All-Star nod this season.

López has actually been less efficient his season, sporting a 6.13 ERA throughout 47 innings in 2023, however does have a 6-2 record. He likewise will offer depth to a bullpen that simply lost Félix Bautista to a UCL injury.

If he can go back to his type with the group in 2022, when he had a 1.68 ERA throughout 48.1 innings, then he might be a strong factor to a pitching personnel that presently ranks in the leading half of the league.

Baltimore was revealing strides in 2022 however still were beyond the playoffs by season’s end. This season has actually been a real turning of the page as the group presently is 83-51 and have the very best record in the American League.

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