Orioles Claim RHP Scott McGough Off Waivers from Miami
The Orioles today announced that they have claimed RHP Scott McGough off waivers from the Miami Marlins. McGough has been optioned to Triple-A Norfolk.
McGough, 26, has pitched in two games this season with Triple-A New Orleans, totaling 2.2 innings of work. He made his Major League debut in 2015, pitching in six games with the Marlins. In 13 games with Triple-A New Orleans in 2015, McGough posted a 2.12 ERA (4 ER/17.0 IP). Over 143 career minor league games (one start), he has gone 10-17 with a 3.11 ERA (68 ER/197.0 IP) and 171 strikeouts. McGough was originally selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the fifth round of the 2011 First-Year Player Draft out of the University of Oregon.
With this move, there are now 39 players on the Orioles 40-man roster.