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With preparation and a plan, rookie catcher Austin Wynns has the Orioles' attention

With preparation and a plan, rookie catcher Austin Wynns has the Orioles' attention

After Austin Wynns caught every one of Alex Cobb’s 100-pitch complete game Saturday in Cleveland, the Orioles’ rookie catcher might as well not have worn shoes as he left Progressive Field and went into the Cleveland night. He was practically floating.

In a lost year for the franchise, the mere presence of the 27-year-old Wynns has been an aspect of the season that both the club’s minor league newcomers and veterans alike can enjoy. His joy Saturday in his teammate’s success showed exactly why.

“I’ve been with him for the past two years, and he’s been the exact same way,” fellow rookie David Hess said. “He cares so much about all the guys on the mound. He wants not just the...

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