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The Baltimore Sun

  If you’d been thinking to yourself that the Orioles corner infield defense was, well, terrible this season – this blog is for you.

    The Orioles lead the league in errors; that’s pretty obvious. But if you look closer, it gets real ugly.

     When Chris Davis botched a potential double play ball by failing to grab it in the New York Yankees’ key two-run sixth Monday, it was the club’s 35th error of the season.

   It also was the 18th error made by an Orioles’ corner infielder in 2012 – in just 36 games. Yep, one error per every two games by an Orioles’ first or third baseman.

       Let’s put this in perspective: Heading into Monday night, six of the 13 American League teams had fewer than 18 errors.


    Here’s the breakdown: Wilson Betemit and Mark Reynolds 6; Davis 3; Steve Tolleson 2; Nick Johnson 1. 

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