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Free-agent hitter Jack Cust participates in tryout at the Orioles' minicamp
Free-agent hitter Jack Cust participates in tryout at the Orioles' minicamp

SARASOTA, Fla. – Veteran free-agent hitter Jack Cust has been waiting for an opportunity to get back into the major leagues for nearly a year. He will now have that opportunity this week at the Orioles’ minicamp at the Ed Smith Stadium complex. Cust, who will turn 35 on Thursday, entered the Orioles clubhouse on Tuesday holding his Tampa Bay Rays equipment bag from his last major league stop, a spring training invitation that ended with him being cut and then sitting out the 2013 season waiting for another team to call. Cust’s last regular-season major league game was July 27, 2011 with Seattle. But on Tuesday, Cust — who played 28 total games with the Orioles...

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