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Orioles pitcher Chris Lee seeing things differently this year

Orioles pitcher Chris Lee seeing things differently this year

Orioles left-hander Chris Lee jokes about it now, but he says when he was a toddler his mother worried about him because he would constantly bump into things. Eventually she found out her son was legally blind in his right eye, a condition that couldn’t be corrected by treatment or by surgery.

“I can’t even see a big old ‘H’ on the [eye chart] screen; I have to get this close,” Lee said Tuesday at Orioles minicamp in Sarasota, holding his hand about four inches from his face. “I have to get super close. If I shut one eye, everything is blurry. I can’t see anything.”

But the 24-year-old Lee shrugs it off. Since he was born with this way, he knows nothing else, so it’s difficult...

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