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Reimold, Snyder back in Orioles' lineup

Reimold, Snyder back in Orioles' lineup

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TORONTO -- Following a night that saw the Orioles amass 16 hits in a 6-4 loss, Orioles manager Buck Showalter decided for the second straight day to put September callups Nolan Reimold and Brandon Snyder in Saturday's lineup vs. the Blue Jays.

Reimold went 3-for-5 with a two-out RBI single in the seventh Friday, while Snyder went 2-for-4 with an RBI double in the second frame.

Showalter was pleased with Snyder's bat, but even more with his glove.

"I thought he did a good job of doing with what they gave him," Showalter said of Snyder's plate appearances. "I was as impressed with him at first base as I was with his hitting. He made a couple real nice plays over there.

"You can see why we're high on Brandon's potential down the line. [Hopefully] he'll learn and grow from the experience and opportunities he got here, and we'll see where it takes us."

As for Reimold, who started the season with the Orioles only to be demoted to Triple-A Norfolk, Showalter feels he -- more than many players -- thrives off lineup stability.

"Reimold had a good game too," Showalter said. "I think the more you play him, that's why I try to give him back-to-back games here, to get the anxiety off him."

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