4. Jair Jurrjens, pitcher

The Orioles liked Jurrjens so much a year ago, they considered trading for him but balked when the Atlanta Braves asked for Adam Jones. Jurrjens has since had a disappointing 2012 season and knee surgery, which is why he came to the Orioles on a minor-league deal. The reclamation project pitched well in his first start for Triple-A Norfolk last weekend and could be called up should a major-league starter falter.

( Christopher T. Assaf, Baltimore Sun / February 20, 2013 )

The Orioles liked Jurrjens so much a year ago, they considered trading for him but balked when the Atlanta Braves asked for Adam Jones. Jurrjens has since had a disappointing 2012 season and knee surgery, which is why he came to the Orioles on a minor-league deal. The reclamation project pitched well in his first start for Triple-A Norfolk last weekend and could be called up should a major-league starter falter.

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