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Orioles notes: Streaky Beckham seeking 'a little more consistency'; Yacabonis now may miss Sunday start

Orioles notes: Streaky Beckham seeking 'a little more consistency'; Yacabonis now may miss Sunday start

Orioles third baseman Tim Beckham has reclaimed the leadoff spot he thrived in during his debut with the club late last summer, but manager Buck Showalter believes there's still a level of consistency Beckham must find as he returns to form following a long layoff.

"Timmy, it's kind of a two-step forward and one a little bit back, offensively," Showalter said of the 28-year-old, who re-entered the team’s regular lineup June 25, after core muscle surgery had sidelined him for two months. "He'll have that one really good at-bat that'll go, 'Boom, there it is.' It'd be hard to imagine that he could have the type of month that he had when he first came to us, but I...

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