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Phil Wood: Nationals can't stick with Henry Rodriguez's wild ride

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F ifty-odd years ago, the baseball world was abuzz with stories about Orioles pitching prospect Steve Dalkowski. Dalkowski, a smallish (5-foot-11, 175 pounds) southpaw, left observers slack-jawed with the velocity of his fastball. Add an incredible lack of command, and a legend was born. Dalkowski pitched for all or part of nine minor league seasons, during which he averaged nearly 13...