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Second baseman Jonathan Schoop, Orioles' only All-Star, is ‘excited, happy’ to be selected as a reserve

Second baseman Jonathan Schoop, Orioles' only All-Star, is ‘excited, happy’ to be selected as a reserve

When Jonathan Schoop arrived at Camden Yards on Sunday morning, he was greeted by third-base coach Bobby Dickerson, whom Schoop has known since he was just 16 years old during his first days in the Orioles organization, and Schoop found Dickerson being oddly sentimental on the way from the parking lot to the clubhouse.

“He starts to say, ‘I’ll miss you, don’t forget about me if you go somewhere,’ like I got traded or something,” Schoop recalled. “And then he said [manager] Buck [Showalter] wanted to talk to [me. It was as if I were sent to] the principal’s office [thinking], ‘Did I do something wrong?’ ”

One of the most engaging parts of Schoop’s personality is his...

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