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One final battle: Pearce versus Jackson
One final battle: Pearce versus Jackson

The Orioles are down to one roster decision: Steve Pearce or Conor Jackson for the reserve infielder-outfielder role. Pearce and Jackson are down to one emotion: Anxiety. “I need a Xanax prescription,” Jackson quipped. Jackson, 30, has never been in this position before. Pearce, 29, has once, when he was with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Both described it as “nerve-racking.” “I've played long enough in the game to know how it works,” Jackson said. “At this point, there’s nothing I can do except sit here and wait for that call in the office. It's either good news or bad news. It's a stressful situation, but it’s part of...

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