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Can Jonathan Schoop force his way into Orioles' Opening Day lineup?

Can Jonathan Schoop force his way into Orioles' Opening Day lineup?

SARASOTA, Fla. -- That was the question posed to manager Buck Showalter on Monday afternoon after top infield prospect Jonathan Schoop delivered another strong offensive performance in the Orioles' 9-2 exhibition loss to the Minnesota Twins. "I wouldn’t use the word force,'' Showalter said. "I would say that he’s competing for the job and there’s nobody ahead of him or behind for the job. It's way too early. ... He's as much in the mix as he was the day he got here. In my mind, I can tell you for sure, there’s nothing in stone about where he’s going to start the year – down or up. In fact, we made sure he knows...

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