J.J. Hardy

Schmuck: Orioles should beware of the quick fix, because this season is not fixable

Schmuck: Orioles should beware of the quick fix, because this season is not fixable

The Orioles remain in full plummet and it’s fair to ask how much longer they can go on like this before somebody is offered up as a sacrifice to the baseball gods, the angry fan base or an impatient ownership.

This would normally be the point in a disastrous season when everyone is on full alert and no one is safe.

It appears, however, that the situation deteriorated so quickly and so completely that trying to pin the blame on anyone in particular for the collapse might actually compromise the franchise’s ability to embark on a new course and position itself for a brighter future.

The Orioles organization, as we all have known for many...

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