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New Orioles outfielder Snider: 'I don't expect opportunity to be handed to me'

Travis Snider was once one of the top prospects in baseball, making his major league debut at the age of 20 with the Toronto Blue Jays. He spent a lot of the past seven years struggling to make good on spectacular minor league numbers. But Snider, whom the Orioles acquired from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday in exchange for minor-league left-hander Stephen Tarpley and a player to be named later, said those growing pains made him a better player who is now ready to use what he's learned in his new opportunity with the Orioles. "It's definitely an exciting time for my career and, most importantly, getting the chance to play for a manager like Buck Showalter and play for an organization...

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