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Sunday Baseball Notes

Rest of AL East will have to deal with the Orioles

If the players had not been acquired at bargain prices, would the Orioles have made the moves for Ubaldo Jimenez and Nelson Cruz? While we suspect the answer is no, the fact is the Orioles tacked on significant, albeit risky, players, ones that could make a huge difference in the American League East.

And who knows if free agent righthander Ervin Santana also falls into their lap before all is said and done?

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