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Matusz rocked in O's 9-6 loss to Cardinals, demoted
Matusz rocked in O's 9-6 loss to Cardinals, demoted

After turning in one of the worst statistical outings of his professional career in a 9-6 loss Thursday night to the St. Louis Cardinals, struggling left-hander Brian Matusz was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk, putting to bed a nightmarish June for the pitcher many considered to be the cornerstone of the franchise's future. "We're not going to take him with us to Atlanta, and [we'll] try to get him in a place where he can hopefully be in a better environment for him to get back to where he needs to be," said manager Buck Showalter, who did not announce a corresponding move. "I'm not mad or unhappy with him. I'm just frustrated for him because we know...

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