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March 9, 2009

Orioles WBC update

O's third baseman Melvin Mora continues to tear it up in the World Baseball Classic. He had two more hits in Venezuela's 15-6 loss last night to the United States team and now is batting .444 (4 for 9) with a home run and five RBI in two games.

Teammate Cesar Izturis played in just one of the first two games for Venezuela and was hitless in one at-bat Orioles prospect Mike Costanzo had a hit in four at-bats in Italy's 7-0 loss to Venezuela on Saturday.

Posted by Peter Schmuck at 12:51 PM | | Comments (1)
Categories: Just baseball


Anybody know when Guthrie is supposed to pitch?

Pete's reply: I don't know. He's the No. 3 starter, but they don't play until Wednesday, so they can go back to No. 1.

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