The Orioles have speed.
So why does Baltimore have just four stolen bases?
Manager Buck Showalter said the club discussed the issue prior to the Red Sox series and urged some players to get aggressive on the bases.
The Orioles didn't attempt a steal Wednesday in their 5-4 win over Boston, and they still have the lowest stolen base total in baseball.
Roberts' nagging injuries certainly have played a role, as have the Orioles' overall offensive woes.
However, they weren't added to the roster for their speed. This club isn't built for running, but it does have enough speed to improve on its measly stolen-base figures.
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