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That's two errors charged to Orioles' scoreboard

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. — Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-- --Before catcher Matt Wieters scored the game-tying run in the ninth inning of the Orioles' eventual 11-10 victory over the Washington Nationals yesterday, it had not been a good day for players selected in the top 10 of last year's first-year player draft.

Promising left-hander Ross Detwiler, whom the Nationals selected sixth, was hammered for two earned runs and three hits in one inning. Wieters, who went fifth overall, was 0-for-2 with a strikeout and couldn't handle Oscar Salazar's throw from right field in the top of the ninth, allowing Washington to tie the game.

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But that wasn't even the ultimate injustice. During his at-bat in the eighth inning, his name was incorrectly spelled "Weiters" on the scoreboard. The last name was spelled correctly in his next at-bat, but his first name was listed as "Scott."

Considering the Orioles made out a check for his $6 million signing bonus, you would think they could remember the correct spelling of his name.



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