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Orioles 'not looking to part' with Trey Mancini, but GM Mike Elias says club is 'open to anything'

Orioles 'not looking to part' with Trey Mancini, but GM Mike Elias says club is 'open to anything'

With the MLB draft complete, Orioles executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias on Tuesday addressed what will be the next significant piece of business for the rebuilding club — the July 31 trade deadline, and specifically how someone like Trey Mancini fits into his possible trade plans.

So much of the Orioles' hopes for veterans on short-term contracts who could be moved at the deadline for future pieces — the way Manny Machado, Zack Britton and Brad Brach were last year — haven’t panned out, with Alex Cobb (hip surgery) out for the season and Mark Trumbo (knee) still yet to play. Only right-hander Andrew Cashner has given a fair showcase of his talents.

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