In five starts witht the Orioles, Gausman was 0-3 with an 7.66 ERA in 24 2/3 innings.
The Orioles used six pitchers out of the bullpen in Thursday's extra-inning affair, so the move could simply be to get a fresh arm for the bullpen for the remainder of the four-game series.
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