BALTIMORE, MD (WJZ)– The wait is over! The Baltimore Orioles announce they are promoting catcher Adley Rutschman to the active roster.
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It was also announced Saturday morning he will wear number 35 when he make is major league debut.
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Rutschman sat out of Friday’s Triple-A Norfolk game leading to speculation he would be called up this weekend.
In a corresponding move the Orioles have Designated catcher Anthony Bemboon for assignment.East Baltimore Sinkhole Prompts City To Shut Down Part Of North Avenue Until Further Notice