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Orioles preparing to 'grind it out' during 10-game West Coast trip, plus Trumbo on track

Orioles preparing to 'grind it out' during 10-game West Coast trip, plus Trumbo on track

West Coast road trips always include a unique challenge — from getting used to a three-hour time difference to playing an unfamiliar opponent — and the Orioles headed west after the end of a successful seven-game homestand hoping to bring momentum with them.

“It’s never easy,” third baseman Manny Machado said. “Every night’s hard. You’ve got to go out there and produce. Some days you feel great. Some days you feel like crap. You’ve just got to go out there and grind it out and keep playing baseball.

“We’re finally playing good baseball. Things are starting to sink in and the pitching staff is doing well. The bullpen is coming in and holding games. We’re...

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