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Brian Roberts has never been able to stay fully healthy. At least it seems that way. After coming back from injury during the 2012 season, Roberts suffered a hip injury requiring hip surgery. He then had to undergo surgery for yet another injury in the offseason - a sports hernia. However, it seems Roberts is recovering well.
According to Rich Dubroff of CSN Baltimore, Roberts will be taking ground balls and hitting on Monday. He has been able to recover well from his recent surgeries and should be ready to go for spring training.
Roberts is entering the final year of his contract, and if he wants to have even the slightest chance at an extension, he will have to prove he can stay healthy. But it may be too late. Roberts has only played in 115 games over the last three seasons. Roberts has had injury after injury since his breakout 2005 season.
Roberts is a two-time All-Star, but he has struggled to play in enough games to even be considered for another All-Star appearance. In 12 seasons with the Orioles, Roberts has hit .280/.351/.413. He has not been much of a power threat in his career, but when healthy Roberts has always managed to get on base. The Orioles will need that if they are going to return to the postseason.
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