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Baltimore Orioles Notes, Quotes 2009-04-22


Baltimore Orioles Notes, Quotes 2009-04-22
--RF Nick Markakis recorded his second outfield assist of the season, throwing out Jermaine Dye at third base Tuesday. He also went 4-for-4 with a walk, two runs scored and two RBIs.

--1B Aubrey Huff hit his second and third home runs of the season Tuesday. His first shot found Eutaw Street in the third inning. His only prior home run was April 14 at Texas.

--RHP Radhames Liz was rocked in what could be his last outing with the club for some time. The former prospect allowed six runs on three hits and one walk in one-third of an inning, watching his ERA explode to 67.50. Liz, 25, was then demoted in favor of RHP Brad Bergesen for Tuesday's series opener with the White Sox.

BY THE NUMBERS: 14 -- Players who have played in 1,000 games in an Orioles uniform. 2B Brian Roberts will become No. 15 when he reaches the milestone. He entered the week needing 12 more appearances.

QUOTE TO NOTE: "I know it's a very historic venue. The Green Monster itself is really famous in Japan, but obviously I've only seen it on television. ... Maybe (David) Ortiz is bigger." -- RHP Koji Uehara, via interpreter Jiwon Bang, on his first impressions of Fenway Park.


Author:Fox Sports
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Added: April 22, 2009

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