Derek Holland

Frustrated Orioles lose to White Sox, 6-1, fall under .500 for first time this season

Frustrated Orioles lose to White Sox, 6-1, fall under .500 for first time this season

When things are going this badly, there’s nowhere on a bare baseball diamond to hide.

So in a 6-1 loss to the White Sox on a mild midweek night at Chicago’s Guaranteed Rate Field, the Orioles’ frustration was laid out for all to see  as they fell below .500 (31-32) for the first time all season and lost for the 11th straight time away from home.

Most striking was the final pose of Alec Asher, who was left crouched behind the mound in the sixth inning after failing to stem a run of starting pitching that Wade Miley a day earlier called embarrassing for the entire rotation.

Asher had navigated five innings with just a two-run double by right fielder...

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