Zach Britton RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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