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Orioles' bold base running can lead to outs, but Buck Showalter likes the aggressiveness

Orioles' bold base running can lead to outs, but Buck Showalter likes the aggressiveness

The Orioles have had their share of gaffes on the bases in the season’s first four weeks that have ended up running them out of innings.

And though the Orioles were thrown out twice on the base paths in their 5-4 extra-inning win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night, manager Buck Showalter liked the aggressiveness his team showed.

In the second inning, second baseman Jonathan Schoop was thrown out by Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier attempting to go from first to third on Ryan Flaherty’s RBI single, which was the third of five consecutive singles in the Orioles’ three-run inning.

On some nights, that could have been a rally killer. But even though Schoop...

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