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Nelson Cruz starts Tuesday, Orioles could use six-man rotation and more
Nelson Cruz starts Tuesday, Orioles could use six-man rotation and more

ARLINGTON, Texas – Nelson Cruz is in the Orioles' starting lineup Tuesday against the Texas Rangers batting third and playing left field. After getting hit by a pitch in his left hand Sunday, Cruz received treatment. He was able to hold a bat Monday and has already tested the hand by swinging in the indoor cages Tuesday. This is Cruz’s first trip back to Arlington after spending the past eight seasons with the Texas Rangers. “It’s weird,” Cruz said about being back in Texas. “I had been here so long that, now to be on the other side, it’s kind of different. I keep in touch with [Rangers third baseman Adrian] Beltre and the other guys. I...

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