Uehara might not be best fit for O's

Updated: January 7, 2009, 2:22 PM ET
By Keith Law

Baltimore desperately needs starters -- their rotation before reaching a preliminary agreement with Koji Uehara was Jeremy Guthrie and four guys with the initials T.B.D. -- but is Uehara really the best fit for the Orioles?

Uehara tends to work around the plate with good command of average stuff and, like many Japanese pitchers, throws his fastball in the upper half of the zone, which will make him susceptible to the long ball. This combination was the main red flag on Kei Igawa, and Hideki ...

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