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Armando Galarraga awaits a perfect opportunity

This is the first thing that pops into your mind when you see Armando Galarraga jogging across the field at the Ed Smith Stadium complex in an Orioles jersey:

How do you go — in less than two years — from pitching what everyone on earth knows was a perfect game to fighting for your career in the training camp of one of baseball's most imperfect teams?

It's not all that complicated. Galarraga, who became the poster child for good sportsmanship with the classy way he reacted when he was robbed of official recognition of his perfect game in 2010, is trying to resurrect his career on a minor league contract with the Orioles. It all has come a year after he was traded by the...

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