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40-man decision

By Roch Kubatko on January 20, 2009

Industry sources say the Orioles have decided to remove infielder Oscar Salazar from their 40-man roster to make room for catcher Gregg Zaun.

They hope to re-sign him if he passes through waivers.

Very surprising. I really expect him to get nabbed by the Royals or somesuch.

Goodbye Oscar, we hardly knew ye!

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40-man decision

By Roch Kubatko on January 20, 2009

Industry sources say the Orioles have decided to remove infielder Oscar Salazar from their 40-man roster to make room for catcher Gregg Zaun.

They hope to re-sign him if he passes through waivers.

Ugh. Seriously? With as many pitchers as we have on the 40. Man, this seems like a really bad decision.

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He won't...

Just another stupid roster move by the Orioles who are too obsessed with pitchers.

Why the heck didn't we DFA Simon for crying out loud?

So who is going to defend MacPhail for this brilliant move?

I don't know whether to respond to this post with logic or humor, so I won't respond.

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He won't...

Just another stupid roster move by the Orioles who are too obsessed with pitchers.

Why the heck didn't we DFA Simon for crying out loud?

So who is going to defend MacPhail for this brilliant move?

I won't...I haven't disagreed with a whole lot that MacPhail has done, but this is a bad move.

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Board meltdown over career minor leaguer in 5, 4, 3, 2...

That career minor leaguer hit pretty darn well for the Orioles. He could have at least been tried out at 3B as a replacement for Mora.

On the other hand Scott Moore no longer has competition for that spot, but he'll be the next one to go when we go with 13 pitchers...

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