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Ex-Orioles left-hander Adam Loewen back on the mound in Double-A Reading
Ex-Orioles left-hander Adam Loewen back on the mound in Double-A Reading

BOWIE -- As a free-agent outfielder playing in Venezuela last winter, Adam Loewen hoped to show enough to earn a chance in spring training. And then he realized that his best shot to get back to the major leagues might be what originally got him there: his prized left arm. Now with the Reading Fightin Phils, the Philadelphia Phillies' Double-A affiliate, Loewen came with his team to Double-A Bowie this week. "It's like I'm starting over every five years at something different," Loewen said Tuesday. "I figured five years, almost six years was enough time for a fracture to heal. Why not see how it feels throwing off the mound again?" Loewen, 30, has...

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