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Orioles looking for a lefty, but don't expect them to join high-priced reliever trend
Orioles looking for a lefty, but don't expect them to join high-priced reliever trend

Teams are spending big money on relievers -- most recently the four-year, $46 million deal David Robertson received from the Chicago White Sox on Monday night -- but given the Orioles' model, don't expect them to sink significant payroll into the bullpen.  First of all, the Orioles have bigger holes to fill right now. They ideally would like to add one hitter from each side of the plate to fill holes in the outfield and at designated hitter. They need production to replace Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis. Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said he is looking for bullpen help here at the winter meetings, and he definitely needs a left-hander to replace...

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