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Wasn't the question about as an Oriole player? Otherwise I don't think Nellie Cruz is a one hit wonder either.

I know about his career outside of Baltimore.

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I guess, but I don't think either belong. Neither really faded out. One left and the other retired.

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Most of these have been hitters-- and some I definitely raise my eyebrows at. Luke Scott and Nick Markakis were hardly one-year wonders, considering they were each core above-average contributors the team for several seasons.

On the pitching side, the first recent name I thought of was Brad Bergesen. Pretty good season in 2009 then never more than replacement level after that.

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Everytime we do a thread like this, he is the clear cut winner for me. In retrospect we should have built him up as a closer then traded him, then did the same thing with Jorge Julio. #darkdays

Over Ballard?

He went 18-8 in 1989.

He finished 6th in the Cy Young voting.

He was 23-45 for the rest of his career.

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Ryan Kohlmeir. God, I thought he was going to be the future as a closer.

OK just looked him up, I was busy with other stuff and wasn't following the team closely in 2000.

How the heck do you end up with an ERA+ of 200 and a WHIP of 1.709 in the same season? 1.13 K/BB ratio.

How did he not give up runs? (.3/9 HR rate helped)

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Over Ballard?

He went 18-8 in 1989.

He finished 6th in the Cy Young voting.

He was 23-45 for the rest of his career.

I think Ballard and Hardin are the king and duke of this competition for one-season greatness as far as starting pitchers are concerned. Perhaps Wayne Garland third.

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