• Orioles to call up pitching prospect Gausman

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated May 23, 2013
    Gausman joined the Orioles on Wednesday before they faced the New York Yankees. "You know, I don't really think it hit me until today, until my second flight here from Atlanta," Gausman said. Gausman, the fourth overall pick in the 2012 draft, will make his big league debut Thursday against the Toronto Blue Jays. The Orioles’ Kevin Gausman made his major-league debut Thursday night, showing the flashes of dominance that will make him a future ace but also the inconsistencies that remind us it has been less than a year since he was drafted, with just two wins in his professional career. The fifth inning was a perfect microcosm of Gausman’s outing: He blew away Toronto’s Jose Bautista on a 99-mph fastball up in the zone for a strikeout, but a couple of batters later, a 96-mph offering on the inside corner didn’t fool J.P. Burnett pitched in two games for the Orioles, allowing three runs and four hits in 1 1-3 innings. The Baltimore Orioles optioned right-hander Jake Arrieta to Triple-A Norfolk and designated right-hander Alex Burnett for assignment on Thursday.
    • Orioles option Arrieta to bring up Gausman

      The Baltimore Orioles optioned right-hander Jake Arrieta to Triple-A Norfolk and designated right-hander Alex Burnett for assignment on Thursday.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Kevin Gausman won’t be eating donuts during his MLB debut, but he still has his superstitions

      Kevin Gausman, who was the No. 4 overall pick in the 2012 MLB draft, makes his debut Thursday for the Baltimore Orioles. Scouts and prospect watchers will tell you he's special because of his dancing mid-90s fastball and his baffling changeup. Other peo…
      Source: yahoo.com

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