Found December 05, 2011 on Batter's Box:
More photos of the Toronto Blue Jays series finale against the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday, September 11.Baltimore's Country Gentleman, Tommy Hunter, plays long toss in right field prior to his start against Dustin McGowan. Orioles catcher Matt Wieters getting ready to throw the ball back to the bullpen mound.  Wieters' batting helmet bears the likeness of the O's new retro caps for 2012. Tommy Hunter continues to get loose in the O's pen.Orioles designated hitter Vladimir Guerrero looks in on a stretching Matt Angle.Second baseman Robert Andino, aka my favourite Oriole of 2011 for his game-winning hit that sunk the Red Sox in the season finale, hangs out with Matt Angle.First baseman David Cooper gets a ball from the dugout as the Jays leave the field in the early going.  Cooper would later homer in the game.J.J. Hardy crosses home plate but the run does not count after Vladimir Guerrero flied out to end the fourth inning.Jose Bautista lifts a fly ball to center fie...

Jays Trade Nestor Molina for Sergio Santos

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Roberts has O's cautiously optimistic

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Mets closing in on Jon Rauch

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Mets, Jon Rauch agree on deal

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No easy options for Orioles to acquire pitching

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Mets contact agents for Francisco Rodriguez

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