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Orioles notebook: Buck Showalter says O's don't feel pressure to match rivals' moves

Orioles notebook: Buck Showalter says O's don't feel pressure to match rivals' moves

In the wake of the Toronto Blue Jays' trade for Troy Tulowitzki, Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he doesn't feel pressure for the club to make a move to match Toronto's. Part of the problem stems back to the Orioles' lack of trade chips on the farm system. Showalter highlighted that "Toronto has a lot of players that are attractive down below." The sixth-year manager also mentioned the Kansas City Royals' deal Tuesday that saw them acquire Ben Zobrist, a player Showalter said he likes a lot, for two prospects. "They are giving up some really good players for these guys," Showalter said. Last season, the Orioles were able to...

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