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Chris Davis
The Orioles' consistent inconsistency
The Orioles' consistent inconsistency

So if it seems that the Orioles have taken one step forward and one step backward all season, well, give yourself a gold star. It’s gotten kind of ridiculous, really. With the Orioles’ split of the one-gate doubleheader Thursday against the Chicago White Sox, the Orioles are 22-24 overall and 10-9 in their last 19 games. That dates back to May 9 at Yankee Stadium, when they ended a four-game losing streak. Since then, the Orioles have won two games in a row just once. They have lost two consecutive games twice. Otherwise, they’ve been trading wins for losses. Consider this: In those 19 games, the Orioles are 8-2 following a loss. And 2-7 following a win. So...