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Orioles' Dan Duquette 'happy and excited' to land Gerardo Parra on busy deadline day

Orioles' Dan Duquette 'happy and excited' to land Gerardo Parra on busy deadline day

When the dust settled following Friday afternoon's nonwaiver trade deadline, the Orioles had filled their most glaring need by dealing for an established, hot-hitting outfielder while dealing away one of the core members of their bullpen in a separate move. On Friday morning, the Orioles acquired 28-year-old outfielder Gerardo Parra from the Milwaukee Brewers for minor league pitcher Zach Davies. Then, at the 4 p.m. deadline, the Orioles sent right-handed reliever Tommy Hunter to the Chicago Cubs for minor league outfielder Junior Lake. The trades ignited a flurry of roster moves for the Orioles that included designating right-hander Bud Norris and first baseman Chris Parmelee for...

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