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Can Orioles' Dariel Alvarez springboard Caribbean Series success into a strong spring training?

Can Orioles' Dariel Alvarez springboard Caribbean Series success into a strong spring training?

Orioles outfield prospect Dariel Alvarez will enter spring training this month coming off a strong showing in the just-completed Caribbean Series.

The 27-year-old Cuban was a late-season signing by Aragua of the Venezuelan winter league, and shined on the international stage as his club advanced to the championship game of the Caribbean Series, which features winter league winners from Venezuela, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Cuba and Puerto Rico.

In six games in the Caribbean Series, Alvarez was 11-for-24, hitting .458/.480/.583 with five RBIs. He hit safely in five of the six games and recorded multiple hits in four contests as his Venezuelan team lost to Mexico in...

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