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Orioles' winning ways mean losing the 'out-opportunity' game
Orioles' winning ways mean losing the 'out-opportunity' game

When the Pittsburgh Pirates designated left-handed-hitting first baseman Ike Davis for assignment Thursday, I immediately began receiving inquiries as to whether I thought the Orioles would be interested in Davis. This isn’t a new phenomenon. Any time a guy with a track record becomes available – or is even rumored to be available – fans want to know if the Orioles will go after him. I’m sure that’s the case in many cities throughout baseball. Things are different now in Baltimore, though. The Orioles are winners after years of collecting players from the scrap heap. It’s not that they have stopped looking for buried diamonds – that’s...

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