Curtis Granderson

Orioles outfielder Trey Mancini navigating through tough times defensively

Orioles outfielder Trey Mancini navigating through tough times defensively

For Orioles left fielder Trey Mancini, gaining comfort in playing the outfield for the first time in his career was a matter of developing the confidence he could make any play. And Mancini used that philosophy to exceed the Orioles’ expectations when the team moved him from his natural position at first base last season.

But in a season in which Orioles players have constantly blamed themselves for “trying to do too much,” Mancini said he would have approached two failed diving attempts to catch fly balls during this weekend’s series in Toronto the same way given another opportunity.

With two outs and two on in the second inning of the Orioles’ 13-3 loss to the Toronto Blue...

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