The Orioles had plenty of opportunities to make left-hander Wei-Yin Chen's rocky sixth inning not matter Saturday afternoon against the San Francisco Giants.
While Chen held up his end for five innings — holding the defending World Champion Giants scoreless and limiting them to one hit — the one-run lead his teammates gave him wasn't enough.
And with regular-season games beginning to dwindle and the Orioles paying attention to the standings more closely, they realize they can't waste quality pitching performances.
And that's what made the Orioles' 3-2 loss to the Giants at AT&T Park so frustrating.
Despite Davis' majors-leading 42nd homer of the season — a solo...