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...that the Orioles' 40-man roster is down to 38 players after left-handed reliever Franklyn Gracesqui cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Ottawa?

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...that Corey Patterson leads the American League with 12 bunt hits, according to STATS Inc., and Melvin Mora is second with seven?

...that the Orioles have committed 20 errors in their last 44 games and rank fourth in the American League with a .987 fielding percentage since May 12?

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Before that stretch, the Orioles were 13th with a .981 percentage.

...that in the Orioles' 37 wins, they've walked 133 batters and posted a 3.53 ERA, but in their 42 losses, they've walked 192 batters and posted a 6.80 ERA?

...that an 8-5, 10-inning loss to the Florida Marlins last Thursday marked only the second time in the last 25 years that the Orioles lost a home game when leading by four runs or more heading into the ninth?

...that Jeff Conine's single in the second inning tonight makes him 10-for-16 in his last five games?

...that the Orioles will go into the Atlanta series this weekend with a better record than the Braves?

"We don't take anything for granted," manager Sam Perlozzo said. "We  haven't dominated anyone in a long time, and if we think we're going to dominate the Braves, that's the worst thing we could do."

...that Perlozzo doesn't believe anyone in baseball works harder than hitting coach Terry Crowley?

...that the Orioles' starter for Sunday's game remains undecided?

Daniel Cabrera faces Chuck James tomorrow, with Russ Ortiz making his Orioles debut Saturday against Tim Hudson.

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