When Henry Urrutia made his major league debut in 2013, it was almost exclusively as a designated hitter. He played in 24 games for the Orioles, but only three innings in left field.
This year, since his recall Saturday from Triple-A Norfolk, Urrutia has started in all five games, including four in left.
So what's been the difference for the 28-year-old Cuban who was initially considered below-average defensively?
Perspective, said Urrutia, who missed most of 2014 after sports hernia surgery. He so badly wants to play — and stick — in the majors. And he knew he'd have to improve his glovework if he wanted to play for Orioles manager Buck...