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Orioles right-hander Yovani Gallardo roughed up by Red Sox

Orioles right-hander Yovani Gallardo roughed up by Red Sox

Yovani Gallardo refuses to put too much stock in his unsightly spring training numbers. Even after turning in one of the ugliest performances by an Orioles starting pitcher this spring in Saturday afternoon’s Grapefruit League game, the veteran right-hander is confident the results will be there once the regular season begins.

Gallardo’s 16.88 ERA in Grapefruit League play is alarming, but the veteran right-hander acknowledges he has never been a good spring training pitcher. Even last year, he posted a 10.13 ERA during spring training and still posted a 13-11 record with a 3.42 ERA for the Texas Rangers, recording his seventh straight season of at least...

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