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Orioles notes: Club being cautious with Beckham's groin injury; rotation order announced

Orioles notes: Club being cautious with Beckham's groin injury; rotation order announced

Orioles third baseman Tim Beckham said the groin injury that forced him from Thursday’s Grapefruit League game is minor and he sounded confident he’d be in the team’s Opening Day starting lineup at Camden Yards in six days. The club also believes Beckham can avoid a disabled list stint, but is being cautious with the injury.

“I’m not thinking about not playing again in a spring game right now,” Beckham said. “But I’m taking it day by day. I feel like I’m ready for the season. A couple more reps would be great. I’m definitely confident going into the year that we’re going to have a good season and we’re going to play good baseball.”

Beckham exited Thursday’s game against the...

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