Orioles Trade Rumors: Baltimore To Be A Player For Johnny Cueto

Baltimore Orioles executive VP of baseball operations Dan Duquette indicates that the Orioles are looking to add more pitching at the deadline, per a report by Roch Kubatko of MASNsports.com.

“Our pitching we’re looking to upgrade for sure,” said Duquette, indicating that the club could be looking to improve both its starting rotation and bullpen.

It looks like the O's are aiming high. Cincinnati Reds fireballer Johnny Cueto is likely to be one of the most coveted starters on the trade market heading towards the deadline, and the Orioles plan to be one of the teams in on the electric 29-year-old righty:

Cueto is pitching to a 2.61 ERA with 111 strikeouts to just 21 walks in 113.2 innings this season.

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