Caleb Joseph

Orioles let a lot go to waste in middle innings of their come-from-ahead loss to Nationals

Orioles let a lot go to waste in middle innings of their come-from-ahead loss to Nationals

The Orioles ran up a four-run lead on the Washington Nationals and appeared headed for their second straight victory Tuesday night, but nothing has been as it appears this season except each new way they have found to lose a game.

This time, they let the lead get away in a four-run fifth inning, then ran themselves out of an opportunity to take back control of the game in the sixth.

With the score newly tied and Nats reliever Justin Miller just in for starter Jefry Rodríguez, Jonathan Schoop led off the sixth with a long triple to right field and Danny Valencia followed with a walk.

That's when the fun started. Trey Mancini bounced a ball back to the mound and...

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