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Orioles' Mike Wright provides quality start with rotation spot potentially at stake

Orioles' Mike Wright provides quality start with rotation spot potentially at stake

Mike Wright hasn't had many opportunities to prove his worth in the Orioles starting rotation. Sixteen days into the season and Wright was stepping on the mound Tuesday for just his second start, his scheduled starts postponed or pushed back three different times.

And facing the Toronto Blue Jays — a team Wright called his “kryptonite” — for the third time in 11 career starts offered another challenge in his big league development.

For the first time in nine starts, dating to his second big league start with the Orioles last May 23, Wright went six innings, allowing three runs on six hits in a 4-3 loss to Toronto on Tuesday. It was just the Orioles'...

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