A major pitch splash occurred as the Orioles acquired Milwaukee Brewers’ All-Star RH Corbin Burnes. Linked to this deal was the move by DL Hall, the Baltimore left-hander, Joey Ortiz, the infield prospect, and a competitive draft pick.
In exchange, they got the National League Cy Young Award Winner. The coming in of Burnes indicates a significant shift for the Baltimore team. The Orioles have been quiet this off-season even though the ALE Championship was a season earlier.
Corbin Burnes has proved to be an established frontline pitcher. It adds a key element to the Orioles’ roster and also fortifies their bid as they strive to remain viable in the league.
The 29-year-old Corbin Burnes has a formidable track record. He has consistently managed an ERA below 3.00 and has gone 10-8 with an ERA of 3.39 under season. His standout performance includes the 11-5 record along with an ERA of 2.43 in 2021.
Corbin Burnes To Turn A Free Agent At The Turn Of This Season
However, Corbin Burnes will turn a free agent at the end of this season. It will influence the decision by the Brewers to conclude this trade. The Pitching rotation strategy by the Orioles has been one of the central reasons the team secured the division title in the concluding season. The joining of Corbin Burnes will give a substantial boost as he joins Grayson Rodriguez and Kyle Bradish. It promises to be a formidable opening rotation for the Baltimore team.
The Brewers in exchange have got DL Hall, the left-handed 2017 1st-round pick of 2017. He has achieved a record 3-0 and an ERA of 3.26 last season. Milwaukee gets further depth to their talent poll with the addition of Joey Ortiz in the infield. The prospect has been ranked No.63 by Maj Pipeline. The baseball fraternity eagerly awaits the effect the addition of Corbin Burnes will bring to the Orioles.