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Quick notes -- Orioles 9, Red Sox 8

Final score: Orioles 9, Red Sox 8

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Scott Moore -- The 25-year-old third baseman was 1-for-2 with a run scored in today's game against the Red Sox. Moore is batting .393 (11-for-28) in 13 Grapefruit League games. Since he was removed from the 40-man roster, it is going to be tough for Moore to be playing for the Orioles on Opening Day. If he continues to hit well with the Triple-A Norfolk Tides, however, Moore could be in Baltimore before the end of the upcoming season.

Nolan Reimold -- After taking over for Felix Pie -- who was 2-for-2 with a home run and three RBIs -- in left field today, Reimold hit a solo home run with two outs in the eighth inning. The 25-year-old outfielder is hitting .273 (6-for-22) with two home runs and five RBIs in 15 games during the Grapefruit League.

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Justin Turner -- A few readers have mentioned that they believe Turner should start the season in a utility role with the Orioles. With the way he is playing so far this spring, it might not be a bad idea. The 24-year-old infielder, however, is likely to start the season in the minor leagues. Still, he was 2-for-4 with two home runs and three RBIs while playing shortstop against the Red Sox today. Turner is batting .385 (10-for-26) with three home runs and nine RBIs in 14 Grapefruit League games.

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Chris Gomez -- Speaking of the utility role, Gomez continues to struggle in the Grapefruit League. The 37-year-old infielder was 0-for-2 with a runner left on base today. He also committed an error at third base. Gomez is hitting .056 (1-for-18) in 10 games this spring.

Radhames Liz -- The 25-year-old right-hander encountered his first rough outing of the spring. Liz gave up three runs and three hits in 2/3 of an inning against the Red Sox. He also committed an error on a pickoff attempt. For the spring, Liz is 1-0 with a 5.87 ERA in four appearances.

Bob McCrory -- Although he was credited with the victory after Donnie Murphy's walkoff home run, McCrory didn't pitch well against the Red Sox. The 26-year-old right-hander allowed two runs and four hits in one inning. McCrory is 1-0 with a 3.38 ERA in 5 1/3 innings during the Grapefruit League.


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