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More from Pat Connaughton on his future with the Orioles, in the NBA

More from Pat Connaughton on his future with the Orioles, in the NBA

I caught up with former Orioles draft pick and current Portland Trail Blazers rookie Pat Connaughton before Portland’s game against the Washington Wizards on Monday afternoon at Verizon Center.

Playing time has been scarce for Connaughton through the first three months of his rookie season — he played the final 1:37 on Monday — but he’s still confident he can make a career in basketball and baseball.

He's now playing in large arenas, but he still can see himself pitching in the South Atlantic League before far fewer fans.

Connaughton, the Orioles’ fourth-round draft pick out of Notre Dame in 2014, hasn’t pitched for the...

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