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2. Brian Roberts -- healthy and in the starting lineup
Due to injuries, Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts hasn't played a full season since 2009. He batted .283 with 16 home runs, 79 RBIs and led the American League with 56 doubles that year. But, four years later, he's now 35 years old and coming off a season in which he hit .182 with five RBIs and no extra-base hits in 17 games. So far in spring training, however, Roberts has been healthy and playing well. It'd be a welcome sight for Orioles fans if the veteran is able to bat leadoff throughout the entire season.
April 2, 2013