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Kaleb Ort is kind of interesting in a bottom of the roster kind of way

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First of all, let’s be crystal clear about the reason the team moved on Kaleb Ort. Normally when a team make a signing or a waiver claim like this, it’s nothing more than giving someone a look during spring when the team has nothing to lose. He has a minor league option available and that is the most appealing thing about him right now. It’s been the M.O. of this front office when it comes to creating pitching depth out of thin air: find something interesting about someone who has minor league options and bring them in. It’s netted them some arms that have produced (Jeff Hoffman, Yunior Marte) and allowed them to jettison players that no longer serve much purpose.