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Dan Duquette stresses returning Orioles as 'most powerful thing we've done'
Dan Duquette stresses returning Orioles as 'most powerful thing we've done'

Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette always has put a premium on defense, so no one should have been surprised when he played a little of it in his first media briefing of spring training. Duquette and his team are getting little national respect after a relatively quiet offseason. But on the eve of the Orioles' first official workout at the Ed Smith Stadium complex, he was almost defiant in his evaluation of the club's 2015 outlook. "The most powerful thing we've done for our team in the offseason is to get [Matt] Wieters and [Manny] Machado and [Chris] Davis back on it and get them healthy and playing ball," Duquette said....

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