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Zach Britton: Work In Progress

Zach Britton: Work In Progress

In 2006, the Orioles drafted a prep pitcher with a high ceiling for the second year in a row. LHP Zach Britton is now working on being known for more than his arm strength. Find out what Zach and Ironbirds Pitching Coach Calvin Maduro told ITW about his progress inside.

At just 19 years old, southpaw Zach Britton came into this season rated as the Baltimore Orioles' #11 prospect, according to Inside The Warehouse. With quick arm action arm and the ability to fire up his fastball into the mid 90's, he even drew comparisons to the quickly rising Brandon Erbe. Yet, as fatigue set in during Britton's stint with Bluefield last year, his fastball struggled to reach...

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