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Looking at the Orioles' offensive woes early in the season

Looking at the Orioles' offensive woes early in the season

The Orioles’ offensive struggles this season — they have scored six runs in their first four games — have to be examined with the understanding that the sample size is small. So while the team’s inability to score is troubling, the players see no reason to panic.

“It’s the first four games. That’s what I see,” said third baseman Tim Beckham, who has one hit in 15 at-bats. “We’re going to keep going out there. We’ve got 158 more to go and no one around here is pressing. Just want to play some good baseball. Win some, you lose some. It hasn’t went our way in the first three or four games. But like I said, there is 158 more and we’re only four games in. No one is pressing.”

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