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Travis Snider: 'I don't expect opportunity to be handed to me'
Travis Snider: 'I don't expect opportunity to be handed to me'

Travis Snider entered the offseason thinking he might be playing for a new team in 2015. He knew the Pittsburgh Pirates had a group of talented young outfielders and were likely to give their starting right field job to phenom Gregory Polanco, leaving Snider as an accessory. It wasn’t that long ago Snider, whom the Orioles acquired from Pittsburgh on Tuesday in exchange for minor-league left-hander Stephen Tarpley and a player to be named later, was one of the top prospects in baseball, making his major league debut at the age of 20 with the in 2008 with Toronto Blue Jays. Since then, he spent a lot of the past seven years struggling to make good on spectacular minor league numbers...

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