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Sports Comment: Orioles caught in pinch with Young

Sports Comment: Orioles caught in pinch with Young

BALTIMORE – A few observations from my press box perch overlooking Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Baltimore beat writers were a bit surprised when it was announced prior to Wednesday night's game that Delmon Young had been designated for assignment. Young is coming off a terrific season in which he was a key contributor for the American League East Division championship squad. Young was a pinch-hitting machine in 2014, going 10-for-20 with numerous clutch hits. Who can forget the three-run double he delivered against Detroit to lift Baltimore to victory in a playoff series it eventually won. The Orioles are almost assured of losing Young, whose career batting average of .317...

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