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Chris Lee

Everything in Orioles camp is about optimism. What happens when your first bullpen doesn't go well?

Everything in Orioles camp is about optimism. What happens when your first bullpen doesn't go well?

In the middle of a quintet of left-handers on the new six-mound bullpen, Chris Lee represented the first challenge to the notion that everything orange was going to go exactly according to plan during this Orioles rebuild.

It was only his first bullpen, yet that meant his one chance at a first impression for new pitching coach Doug Brocail and manager Brandon Hyde, a chance that grew frustrating as he bounced changeups into catcher Carlos Pérez's chest protector and into the feet of the surrounding backstops.

This Orioles camp is all opportunities — for one-time touted prospects such as Lee who have seen their careers derailed by injuries, for minor league free agents...

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