Chris Herrmann

Orioles' Andrew Cashner rebounds for another quality start after command lapse in second

Orioles' Andrew Cashner rebounds for another quality start after command lapse in second

Other than a rain-shortened shutout last week in Washington, every outing this month for Orioles right-hander Andrew Cashner has been right at the six-inning, three-run threshold for a quality start.

He’s hit that mark on the button six times this season, and after doing so again in Monday's 5-3 loss to the Seattle Mariners, his 4.70 ERA indicates it's just about his average, too.

Yet the way he ended up there Monday — with a frenzied five-batter span that snapped him out of an early groove and put two of those runs on the board — was uncharacteristic for Cashner, who is typically in control and around the strike zone, and who otherwise pitched as well as he has all...

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