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Gregg says he's up for whatever role Orioles need him in

Gregg says he's up for whatever role Orioles need him in

Orioles right-hander Kevin Gregg is not in denial. He acknowledges that it will be up to him to re-establish his late-inning credentials now that manager Buck Showalter has made it clear Jim Johnson is the full-time closer.

"Ideally, my aspirations are to close," Gregg said Monday, "but I'm not blind to the situation I have in front of me here."

That situation still isn't 100 percent clear. Is he a setup man who will close on the days Johnson is not available? Or is he going to be used as a middle reliever in a role that could put him on the mound in just about any situation from the sixth inning through the end of the...

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