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Orioles pregame notes: Chen to Frederick, Jones out of lineup, Parmelee starting

Orioles pregame notes: Chen to Frederick, Jones out of lineup, Parmelee starting

One day after his best outing of the season, Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen was optioned to High-A Frederick before Tuesday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies. The surprise move was not a demotion. It not only allows the Orioles to carry an extra position player -- manager Buck Showalter will have a five-man bench -- but the team hopes it will help preserve Chen’s health through a long season. “The No. 1 thing was Wei-Yin and making sure he’s around in September and October and pitching at the level he pitched last night,” Showalter said. “We also found out through the years with him after he’s had an extended outing, you...

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