O's option Bleier, reassign Stewart

March 22nd, 2017
Zach Stewart was reassigned to Minor League camp on Wednesday. (Getty)

SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles optioned left-handed pitcher and reassigned right-hander Zach Stewart to Minor League camp on Wednesday.

Bleier, who was obtained from the Yankees on Feb. 19, was 0-1 with a 3.86 ERA in five games.

Stewart, who was returning to the U.S. from a season in South Korea, last pitched in the Major Leagues in 2012 with the White Sox and Red Sox. He was 1-0 with a 5.06 ERA in six spring games.

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The cuts leave 42 players in Major League camp, including nine non-roster invitees.