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Orioles, Alejandro De Aza go to arbitration; Chris Davis has plan to battle shift
Orioles, Alejandro De Aza go to arbitration; Chris Davis has plan to battle shift

The Orioles went to arbitration with outfielder Alejandro De Aza on Friday in St. Petersburg, Fla. A decision is expected to be made by Saturday night. De Aza and the Orioles were only $650,000 apart on salary figures. He is the team’s only arbitration-eligible player whose contract is not resolved. A loss would be the first for Orioles general counsel H. Russell Smouse -- he has won all seven previous cases. Since managing partner Peter G. Angelos took over the team in 1993, the club is 9-1. Their only loss was to Ben McDonald and his agent, Scott Boras, in 1995. The Orioles had 11 arbitration-eligible players this season. De Aza was the only one to go to a hearing and the...

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