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Orioles hurlers not on board with idea of a pitchers' Home Run Derby

Orioles hurlers not on board with idea of a pitchers' Home Run Derby

Ask any pitcher what kind of hitter he was back in high school, and he'll tell you he was quite a good one. Many of the Orioles pitchers fall into that category.

Yet with so many of the game's top arms stumping for a chance to show that to the world in this year's All-Star Home Run Derby in San Diego, the movement to include them in that showcase of sluggers hasn't exactly swept through the Orioles clubhouse.

"I don't know how serious it is," closer Zach Britton said. "It'll be interesting to see who would even put something like that together. But I think the fans would be more interested in watching premier home run hitters as position players doing it than...

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