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Orioles notes: Mancini takes over atop lineup; Cobb's next step still unclear

Orioles notes: Mancini takes over atop lineup; Cobb's next step still unclear

After Tim Beckham batted first in the Orioles lineup Wednesday with Chris Davis sitting, Davis returned to the lineup as the No. 5 hitter, with left fielder Trey Mancini taking over the leadoff spot.

Mancini, who got a short audition at the spot in spring training, ended up getting a clear message from manager Buck Showalter before the game.

"Just be Trey, that's what I told him today," Showalter said. "It kind of fits into what he can bring. I thought in the spring he was trying to be a little something else. But it's really in his normal skill set. The biggest thing I told him is to just be...

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