Pedro Strop RP CHC Sep 01 '11
Orioles claimed RHP Pedro Strop off waivers from the Rangers.
Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Orioles received cash from the Rangers in Wednesday's Mike Gonzalez deal and used it to claim Strop. The 26-year-old right-hander has a 3.59 ERA and 55/24 K/BB ratio over 47 2/3 innings at the Triple-A level this season. He throws in the mid-90s and could become and could have a future in the O's bullpen.