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Baltimore Orioles Notes, Quotes 2009-04-23


Baltimore Orioles Notes, Quotes 2009-04-23
--DH Luke Scott hit his third home run of the season with one out in the fifth inning Wednesday. It marked the lone run the Orioles would plate against Chicago LHP John Danks, and Scott's third straight game with a hit.

--RF Nick Markakis went 2-for-4 with his seventh double of the year Wednesday to raise his average to .397. His ability to hit lefties, like Chicago's John Danks, has improved in his fourth big-league season.

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 23, 2009

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