Lake Charles native Wade LeBlanc to start opening weekend for the Orioles

Lake Charles native Wade LeBlanc to start opening weekend for the Orioles
Baltimore Orioles pitcher Wade LeBlanc (Source: MLB)

BALTIMORE, Md. (KPLC) - Baltimore Orioles pitcher Wade LeBlanc will start Sunday’s game against the Red Sox according to the Orioles website. LeBlanc will pitch against right-hander Ryan Weber.

The Lake Charles native will start game three of the series following a good showing at the Orioles summer camp.

LeBlanc signed a minor-league deal with the Orioles in January following a two-year stint with the Seattle Mariners. Over the last two years with Seattle, the Barbe alum is 15-12 with a 4.57 ERA in 58 appearances. He’s made 35 starts during that time racking up 222 strikeouts while only walking 71.

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