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Orioles need to make smarter choices

Orioles need to make smarter choices

Peter Schmuck’s article about what the Orioles should do as the July trade deadline approaches needs better thought (“Stuck in difficult situation, five things for struggling Orioles to consider,” June 24). The Orioles are in their mess because they gave large contracts that interfere with their ability to trade players.

To free up the money to get a quality starting pitcher, the Orioles need to get rid of Ubaldo Jimenez. Package him and Chris Davis. The former Cleveland Indians pitcher is useless, and the veteran first baseman isn't picking up the spin on the...