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Back on July 31, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported that the Orioles were interested in bringing back left-handed starter Joe Saunders. However, Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun immediately disregarded that suspicion, claiming the Orioles were not showing any interest at the moment.
The O's were in the middle of acquiring Bud Norris on that day, which is likely the reason they became disinterested so quickly.
Fast-forwarding to the present-day, the Orioles still aren't necessarily focused on acquiring another starting pitcher like Joe Saunders.
The front four of the Orioles' rotation is set, barring injury, as Chris Tillman, Miguel Gonzalez, Wei-Yin Chen and Bud Norris have all pitched well. And while Scott Feldman hasn't been wonderful since his arrival from Chicago, he improved in his start in Arizona on Monday, as he only allowed one earned run. He'll likely get at least a few more starts before his job is in any real danger.
The O's also have a few arms in the minors just in case of an emergency.
Top prospect Kevin Gausman has been solid in his last couple starts in Triple-A and has great stuff, including a mid-to-high-90s fastball.
And Tsuyoshi Wada is finally becoming the pitcher the Orioles expected he'd be when they signed him from the Japanese Leagues prior to the 2012 season. Wada has only allowed one run in his last three Triple-A starts combined. The lone run came in a fine seven-inning performance on Monday.
A team can never have too much pitching. So if the Orioles decided to add another starter, it wouldn't be surprising. That being said, it's not a top priority.