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Orioles show no interest in hedging for the future at winter meetings

Orioles show no interest in hedging for the future at winter meetings

When the Orioles and Kansas City Royals met in the 2014 ALCS, it was the culmination of a pair of lengthy rebuilds that brought small-market teams to the forefront of the game with exciting homegrown cores.

Kansas City reached the pinnacle a year later in winning the World Series, and now a season later are reaching the logical end of it. After the 2017 season, many of their top players — including outfielder Lorenzo Cain, first baseman Eric Hosmer and third baseman Mike Moustakas — will be free agents.

That looks a lot like the Orioles’ 2018 free agent class, headlined by third baseman Manny Machado, closer Zach Britton and center fielder Adam Jones.

That makes for a...

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