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Injuries mean Orioles' depth will be tested immediately
Injuries mean Orioles' depth will be tested immediately

The new baseball season will open on Monday without Matt Wieters and J.J. Hardy in the Orioles starting lineup and no definite timetable for either to return, which is certainly not what the doctor ordered for a team that didn't exactly light up the offseason. Executive vice president Dan Duquette was adamant at the start of spring training that the lack of any dynamic free agent acquisitions — in the wake of several dynamic departures — would not inhibit his club's ability to defend its 2014 American League East title because of the projected healthy return of three All-Star players. "The most powerful thing we've done for our team in the offseason is...

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