Mora upset over benching

Updated: August 2, 2009, 1:58 PM ET
Associated Press

BALTIMORE -- Disgruntled third baseman Melvin Mora lashed out at Baltimore Orioles manager Dave Trembley on Sunday after being benched for the third time in four games.

"I don't appreciate the disrespect, because I've been playing hurt for a guy who won't respect you. I don't deserve it," the 37-year-old Mora said. "I need to have my respect. This is not a guy who just came to the Orioles. This is a guy who's been here for nine years."

Mora is a two-time All-Star who hit .285 ...

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