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Mark Trumbo giving Orioles plenty of evidence as they create first evaluation this spring

Mark Trumbo giving Orioles plenty of evidence as they create first evaluation this spring

As the Orioles get to know right fielder Mark Trumbo, he’s giving them plenty of good by way of a first impression without answering every question the team might have with Opening Day approaching.

The presumptive everyday right fielder and yet another big bat in the heart of the Orioles order continued his spring home run spree Friday at Ed Smith Stadium, but balanced out a pair of strong early defensive plays with a bad read on a fly ball in the New York Yankees’ two-run seventh inning.

Manager Buck Showalter decided to focus on Trumbo’s outstanding arm, which he showcased twice in the Yankees’ third inning, than the costly mistake.

“He...

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