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Orioles' weaknesses come to light as Mets clinch sweep with 5-1 win

Orioles' weaknesses come to light as Mets clinch sweep with 5-1 win

Over the past two nights, some of the Orioles’ weaknesses have come to light in a pair of losses to the New York Mets at Citi Field. While the Orioles have been able to persevere through several early-season injuries, the call for reinforcements is being made. Following the Orioles’ 5-1 loss to the Mets Wednesday, manager Buck Showalter retreated to his office to contact Gold Glove shortstop J.J. Hardy and utility man Ryan Flaherty – both on a minor league rehabilitation assignment with Double-A Bowie – to see if they were ready to join the team Thursday at Yankee Stadium. Despite having 12 base runners on the night, the Orioles scored just one run. In the two...

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