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In Orioles camp, ex-Navy standout Oliver Drake hopes to 'open some eyes'
In Orioles camp, ex-Navy standout Oliver Drake hopes to 'open some eyes'

Oliver Drake looked quite comfortable in the clubhouse of the Orioles' Ed Smith Stadium spring training complex. Whether standing at his locker talking to a reporter or playing pingpong against top prospect Dylan Bundy, the former Navy pitcher seemed right at home. For a player making his second appearance at major league camp, half the battle is believing you belong, and Drake certainly does not lack confidence. Asked whether he felt going north with the Orioles for Opening Day was a realistic goal, the relief pitcher didn't hesitate. "That's the plan. I came into camp with the idea of making the team," Drake said. "Whether or not I get that opportunity...

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