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Lough wants to build on second-half success with Orioles
Lough wants to build on second-half success with Orioles

Orioles outfielder David Lough was watching a baseball show on TV recently when a quote caught his attention. "Players who make teams great are more important than a great player." It stuck with Lough — because at age 29 with fewer than 600 major league plate appearances, that's what he aspires to be. That is what he believes he became at times in the second half last year: A versatile, defensive-minded hustling player who filled his role and helped the Orioles reach the American League Championship Series. That's what he wants to be again this year for manager Buck Showalter. But with a crowded roster, there are no guarantees. Despite being with the team in...

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