Doug Fister

Schmuck: Stuck in difficult situation, five things for struggling Orioles to consider

Schmuck: Stuck in difficult situation, five things for struggling Orioles to consider

It's understandable that the Orioles front office is in no hurry to run up a white flag on the 2017 season, but it's probably a good idea to start exploring ways to make the most of what has turned into a bad situation.

Let's stipulate that — as discouraging as the past few weeks have been — a midseason turnaround isn't entirely out of the question, and the Orioles are not so far out of playoff contention that they can't get back in the thick of it with a couple of weeks of solid baseball.

Still, there are some things they can do now to change the subject and some other things they can lay groundwork for if what you're seeing right now is what you'll still be seeing in late...

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