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Orioles Closer Zach Britton Ruptures Achilles, Expected To Miss At Least Six Months

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Orioles closer Zach Britton ruptured an Achilles tendon while working out in California Dec. 19. The left-hander, who missed considerable time in 2017 due to forearm and knee injuries, was working out at a facility operated by his agent, Scott Boras.

10 Questions With Orioles Closer Zach Britton

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By Kevin Eck

Our media partner, PressBox, caught up with Orioles closer Zach Britton.

This is Just Cruel: MLB Auctions Zach Britton’s ‘Game-Used’ Wild Card Jersey


screen-shot-2016-10-17-at-5-03-57-pmOrioles fans had one last chance to own a piece of the 2016 season last week when Zach Britton’s jersey went on the hanger at MLB Auctions. The sports merchandising machine apparently calculated that the chance to get a “game-used” jersey from the O’s appearance in the Wild Card game would be appealing to fans. Trouble is, Britton did not appear in the game and it still stings.