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Orioles thoughts and observations on Brad Brach and looking at Wade Miley against the A's

Orioles thoughts and observations on Brad Brach and looking at Wade Miley against the A's

In a late-inning situation that’s often been reserved for right-hander Brad Brach, Orioles manager Buck Showalter instead turned to newcomer Logan Ondrusek in the seventh inning Monday night against the Oakland Athletics.

With the Orioles trailing by one run with a left-handed part of the batting order looming, Ondrusek – a right-hander with a history of success against lefties – came on to keep the game close. He allowed the decisive run in the Orioles’ 3-2 loss to the A’s.

Ondrusek, all of four appearances with the Orioles under his belt, immediately walked the first batter he faced in No. 9 hitter Ryon Healy. Healy eventually scored...

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