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Some thoughts on the O's early free-agency process, Scott Feldman's market value and more
Some thoughts on the O's early free-agency process, Scott Feldman's market value and more

In talking to Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette on Thursday, I asked whether he had made any progress on the club’s pending free agents,a group that includes pitchers Scott Feldman and Jason Hammel, infielder Brian Roberts and outfielder Nate McLouth. “No," Duquette answered. "We haven’t had any discussions on those.” I’m sure some of you will find that alarming. I don’t. First, Duquette’s juggling other responsibilities, including the pitching coach search. Secondly, this is typical of Octobers. When a player gets this close to free agency, he usually wants to see it through and at least test his market value. And teams...

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