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Orioles have every reason to bring back Nelson Cruz, but they might not be able to
Orioles have every reason to bring back Nelson Cruz, but they might not be able to

Here's a happy thought while everyone tries to look into the future and figure out how the Orioles roster will look when spring training begins in February: Next year's starting lineup is going to look a lot like what this year's starting lineup looked like when the Orioles still had two of baseball's best players at their respective positions healthy and available. It should be comforting to know that, with the re-signing of shortstop J.J. Hardy, the Orioles already have their entire starting infield and All-Star center fielder under club control. Matt Wieters should be back behind the plate, and nobody seems to think right fielder Nick Markakis is going...

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