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The Orioles are interested in Justin Duchscherer

Jan 21, 2011, 12:34 PM EDT

Justin Duchscherer

Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Orioles are interested in Justin Duchscherer.

The Yankees have been reported to be interested in him, and as ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick reported the other day, Duchscherer held private workouts with two other American League clubs last week.  Zrebiec says, however, that the Orioles were not one of them.  He is supposed to have another workout soon, however, and the Orioles will be there.  Unless someone has their wires crossed, that means as many as four teams are at least curious.

And why wouldn’t they be? He’s likely to be relatively inexpensive. But, if he can stay healthy, he’s likely to pitch really, really well. At least if his short, pre-injury stint from last season is any indication.

Zrebiec adds that Duchscherer would like to be somewhere on the east coast so that he could be near his son, who lives in New Jersey.  That doesn’t disqualify the Orioles, but it also keeps the Yankees in play for him even if New York envisions a smaller role for him than would Baltimore.

  1. Mr. Jason "El Bravo" Heyward - Jan 21, 2011 at 12:49 PM

    B’more makin’ moves! Speaking of, the entire series of The Wire is sitting on my desk at work….hmmmm, I guess I can miss a few deadlines and throw in a DVD.

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