Alex Colome

Orioles recap: Birds manage just two hits in 2-0 loss to Rays

Orioles recap: Birds manage just two hits in 2-0 loss to Rays

The Orioles have remained atop the American League East standings despite an offense that has yet to truly find its footing this season. Yes, they’ve had their share of timely hits to pull out close games, but pitching has kept the Orioles in first place, and their bats hit a new low Tuesday night in a 2-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays.

The Orioles (13-6) were held to two hits – hitting just four balls out of the infield in a game that the Rays were content to pitch out of the bullpen.

In being dealt their first shutout loss of the season, the Orioles wasted a third consecutive quality start by left-hander Wade Miley, who went seven innings despite walking six...

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