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How should Orioles fans judge 2019? By examining the progress of these five young players

How should Orioles fans judge 2019? By examining the progress of these five young players

Anything above last year's 47 wins would amount to progress for the Orioles, who enter the 2019 season with much more modest ambitions than the club that fell short of its one last crack at contending with its old core.

New executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias and the front office plan to use time and resources on the amateur draft (in which the Orioles select first overall), building their analytics and international scouting departments, and revamping the player development system. Even if the major league results don't get much better in the short term as they do that, one thing that can improve is the players themselves.

So in lieu of counting major...

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