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Schmuck: Another downside to all this Orioles losing is how it feeds the rumor mill

Schmuck: Another downside to all this Orioles losing is how it feeds the rumor mill

It was only a matter of time before somebody threw out the ceremonial first rumor.

The Orioles are in the funk of all funks, now pushing past the pace of the 1988 team that set a franchise record with 107 defeats after opening that season with a major league record 21-game losing streak.

So, the other day Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic tweeted that the Orioles had interviewed former Los Angeles Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti for an unspecified job in the organization.

That report remains unconfirmed and has been cast into doubt by some club officials, but it’s not hard to believe and Colletti’s name will not be the last one floated as both Dan Duquette and manager...

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