Craig Gentry

After 8-3 setback and series loss in Tampa Bay, Orioles reach Memorial Day still floundering

After 8-3 setback and series loss in Tampa Bay, Orioles reach Memorial Day still floundering

With the Orioles already entrenched in their early-season tailspin at the beginning of this month, executive vice president Dan Duquette said he would wait until Memorial Day before determining whether the team could compete for a playoff spot this season.

Now, the Orioles approach the holiday Monday having done little to improve the perception from four weeks ago that this is a wildly inconsistent club struggling to put together any winning momentum.

The Orioles went into Sunday’s series finale at Tropicana Field with a chance to collect their second road-series win of the season, but with an 8-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays, the club recorded its eighth non-winning road series...

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