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After being left off ALDS roster, Brian Matusz happy to be back with Orioles
After being left off ALDS roster, Brian Matusz happy to be back with Orioles

It all happened in about a week. Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz experienced a gut-punching low of the postseason and then an exhilarating high — all without throwing a pitch. Matusz, the 27-year-old left-hander who had been with the club all season, was left off the American League Division Series roster, primarily because the Detroit Tigers had a right-handed-heavy lineup. So Matusz had to watch. "At first, it was not a good feeling," said Matusz, who pitched in six games in the 2012 postseason for the Orioles. "But, obviously, just understanding the situation and trying to put together the best roster to win. And fortunately it worked out." On Thursday...

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