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Troy Tulowitzki makes the Blue Jays even more dangerous to the Orioles

Troy Tulowitzki makes the Blue Jays even more dangerous to the Orioles

It’s a head-smacking morning for many Orioles fans as they process the news that Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is bound for the division rival Toronto Blue Jays. The Blue Jays are perhaps the Orioles’ stiffest competition for a wild-card spot this season, and with Tulowitzki aboard, they’ll be that much more formidable in 2016, when the Orioles could be facing a substantial rebuild because of free agent losses. My first reaction to deadline deals is generally a shrug. Superstars are vital to team building, but they tend to make less impact over 60 games than many fans and writers assume. Even in the best-case scenario, Tulowitzki would be worth two or...

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