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Jake Arrieta: Trial by Fire

Jake Arrieta: Trial by Fire

Jake Arrieta will be the O's starter for their home opener and is hoping to build off of last year.

Last season when rookie Jake Arrieta was called up to start his first major league game, he was likened by former manager Juan Samuel to be thrown in the fire. In the June 10th game against the New York Yankees, he was facing a team with a payroll of just over $191 million with stars such as Alex Rodriguez, Derek Jeter and Mark Teixeira to name a few. For many first time pitchers it could have...

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