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At age 34, outfielder Chris Dickerson opening some eyes in Orioles camp

At age 34, outfielder Chris Dickerson opening some eyes in Orioles camp

Chris Dickerson is fighting for one of the few available outfield spots on the Orioles’ Opening Day roster this spring, hoping to extend his major league career at the age of 34.

He hasn’t played in a big league game since September 2014. And his recovery from left shoulder surgery in June 2015 left him without an organization through all of last season before the Orioles, in need of better outfield defense, signed him to a minor league deal in August.

Dickerson returned this season on a minor league deal and is one of 13 outfielders in camp. His play five games into the Grapefruit League schedule has raised some eyebrows.

The Orioles realize the kind of asset...

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