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Orioles can't fight out of early hole in 9-3 loss to Pirates
Orioles can't fight out of early hole in 9-3 loss to Pirates

There were options had the Orioles wanted to skip Jeremy Guthrie's start or, at the very least, push it back a couple of days to make sure the right-hander had recovered from a back strain. But Guthrie wanted the ball, and Orioles manager Buck Showalter decided there were worse things than having his Opening Night starter on the mound looking to extend a two-game road winning streak. That decision hung over the early innings Tuesday night as Guthrie was rocked for five quick runs and the Orioles never recovered in a 9-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates in front of an announced 33,806 at PNC Park. "I didn't make very good pitches. I didn't have very good stuff," said...

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