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Orioles Claim Beau Sulser Off Waivers From the Pirates

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On May 12th, the Pittsburgh Pirates designated RHP Beau Sulser for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster for recently acquired Tyler Beede. Saturday, Sulser was picked off of waivers by the Baltimore Orioles and was assigned to their Triple-A team in Norfolk.

The 28-year-old California native has been in the Pirates system since 2017 when the Bucs drafted him out of Dartmouth in the 10th round. Sulser spent five years in the Minor Leagues with the Pirates and accumulated a 4.04 ERA over 329.1 innings pitched.

The Pirates mainly used Sulser as a starter in the Minor Leagues and then transitioned him into the bullpen when he got called up to the Majors on April 24th, using him as a middle reliever.

While he was with the Pirates, big league club, Sulser made four appearances, pitched 9.2 innings, struck out ten, walked six, and had an ERA of 3.72. Sulser wasn’t exactly a world-beater, but he did his job, and he did it adequately.

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