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Orioles' outfield competition stays hot in 9-6 Grapefruit League win over Rays

Orioles' outfield competition stays hot in 9-6 Grapefruit League win over Rays

Even on the sleepiest days of the Grapefruit League calendar, like the temperate one that brought out long sleeves for the Orioles' midweek trip to Port Charlotte to face the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday, the hottest competition in camp burns on.

Each of the Orioles’ three starting outfielders provided big swings in a 9-6 win over the Rays, with home runs by Anthony Santander and Cedric Mullins in the fifth inning setting the stage for a three-run double by Yusniel Diaz in the eighth that put them ahead for good.

With each passing day, it seems the Orioles' cadre of young outfielders does something to make an impression, and manager Brandon Hyde is surely taking...

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