joecap1946 wrote:As per Britt
Brittany Ghiroli @Britt_Ghiroli
The Orioles have signed RHP Jair Jurrjens to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training.
osforlife wrote:Until he proves me wrong, I won't expect anything of him really. He hasn't pitched a full season since 2009. Although he has the potential to be a great pitcher, I won't count on him. I proposed signing a low-risk, high-reward pitcher like Jurrjens or Braden AFTER we signed a durable/consistent starter like Saunders or Marcum.
A_K wrote:He hit 93 in his start today, but sat mostly at 89-90. It's early in the spring, so like most pitchers there's reason to expect his velocity to slowly build as we get closer to the season. I don't think he needs to sit 93 to be successful, but his average velocity needs to be around 91 (where it's been in his previous successful seasons).
Rising O's wrote:If his legs are back, then we have a real asset in the minors waiting for his opportunity to be called up.
ofahn wrote:THIS is the Jair Jurrjens we THOUGHT we were signing. THIS guy would be an impact SP.
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