The Orioles have signed 25-year old lefty reliever Zach Braddock to a minor league deal. Braddock pitched in 8 games (2 starts) in A+AAA-ball for the Brewers last year and he was 0-0 with 1 save, a 2.61 ERA and a 1.16 WHIP. Braddock last pitched in the majors back in 2011 for the Brewers. Braddock has pitched in 71 games (0 starts) in his first two years in the majors and he is 1-3 with a 4.41 ERA and a 1.47 WHIP. Braddock will get a shot to win a job in the O’s pen next spring.
UPDATE: (5/25/2013) – The Orioles have released Zach Braddock. He never pitched in the majors or minors with the Orioles.