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For the first time this season, slumping Orioles outnumber hot-hitting ones

For the first time this season, slumping Orioles outnumber hot-hitting ones

For the first time all season, more Orioles are slumping than not.

The only player immune over the last week or so is catcher Matt Wieters, whose last seven games have seen him hit three home runs with a .458/.458/.958. He paced the offense in Wednesday’s win over the Seattle Mariners, and hit the decisive three-run home run in the ninth inning Saturday against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

He does not have much company in having a green, upward arrow next to his name in the proverbial stock market, though second baseman Jonathan Schoop homered and had two hits Sunday to bring him to .333/.346/.500 over the last seven games.

Schoop’s double-play...

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