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Everth Cabrera would come with some risk, but also with some big upside
Everth Cabrera would come with some risk, but also with some big upside

If the Orioles complete the signing of infielder Everth Cabrera this week, there will be room to question why the club was willing to take a chance on a player who was involved in the Biogenesis scandal and has a pending charge of misdemeanor resisting arrest hanging over his head. It's not that complicated. The club has a positive recent history with "second-chance" players, and Cabrera potentially fills a big hole in the roster. Presumably, the team has done its homework and feels that he will not be a problem in the clubhouse. The deal appears to be pending an early resolution of the legal issue in California. In a sense, the team inoculated itself with the very...

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