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Outfielders a top target for Orioles at this week's winter meetings
Outfielders a top target for Orioles at this week's winter meetings

The Orioles' offseason to-do list looked dramatically different a week ago. Re-signing outfielders Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis was paramount. Trying to get a one-year deal with veteran outfielder Torii Hunter was a potential fallback option. But in the past few days, Cruz, Markakis and Hunter have signed elsewhere. Not only are the Orioles now without two key members of their 2014 lineup, but they also enter baseball's annual winter meetings, which start Monday in San Diego, searching for replacements in a particularly weak outfield market. Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said the club is looking for outfield depth, though he believes it has internal options...

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