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After abrupt end, Orioles turn attention to tough roster decisions
After abrupt end, Orioles turn attention to tough roster decisions

Nearly every locker inside the Orioles clubhouse had been vacated by Friday afternoon, equipment bags packed, moving boxes stacked and even nameplates removed. On a day when Camden Yards could have hosted Game 6 of the American League Championship Series, catcher Matt Wieters was one of the final Orioles to leave, walking out of Oriole Park one last time holding his bat bag in one hand and his son, Maverick, in the other. The abrupt end to the Orioles' most successful season in 17 years — which ended Wednesday in Kansas City with the Royals celebrating a four-game ALCS sweep — still stung for manager Buck Showalter. "This is a real overwhelmingly sad time of the...

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