Gonzalez tabbed as Orioles’ closer; Bergesen checks out OK

Orioles manager Dave Trembley officially announced that Mike Gonzalez will be the team’s closer this season, according to the Baltimore Sun. Gonzalez had 10 saves with the Braves in 2009 and has 54 saves in his career.

In other Orioles news, right-hander Brad Bergesen, who strained his pitching shoulder while filming a TV commercial for the team in December, had no problems throwing on flat ground Friday. Assuming he is healthy, Bergesen is expected to serve as the team’s fourth starter.

Orioles manager Dave Trembley officially announced that Mike Gonzalez will be the team’s closer this season, according to the Baltimore Sun. Gonzalez had 10 saves with the Braves in 2009 and has 54 saves in his career.

In other Orioles news, right-hander Brad Bergesen, who strained his pitching shoulder while filming a TV commercial for the team in December, had no problems throwing on flat ground Friday. Assuming he is healthy, Bergesen is expected to serve as the team’s fourth starter.

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