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Orioles notebook: Matt Wieters catches second straight day, Adam Jones to play in All-Star Game

Orioles notebook: Matt Wieters catches second straight day, Adam Jones to play in All-Star Game

Since returning from the disabled list, Orioles catcher Matt Wieters always looked at this week’s series against the Minnesota Twins as his first opportunity to catch on back-to-back days for the first time after returning from Tommy John surgery. The timing was right, as it allowed Wieters to catch consecutive night games, then have two days off to recover. Each step in Wieters’ recovery from right elbow ligament reconstruction has been written in pencil, not ink, but the plan worked out as Wieters started at catcher for a second straight day Tuesday, marking the first time he did so since May 1-2, 2014. He will receive the next two days off — Wednesday afternoon’s...

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