Jake Odorizzi

Meet the new Orioles offense, same as the old Orioles offense

Meet the new Orioles offense, same as the old Orioles offense

The Orioles have been operating for the past year under the assumption that if they could only put together an adequate starting rotation, there would be enough offensive punch to keep them competitive against the big, bad beasts of the American League East.

And we’ll find out if that’s true as soon as the hitters show up.

The Orioles were again stifled by the Minnesota Twins pitching staff in Sunday’s 7-0 loss at Oriole Park, the only consolation the fact that they were only in danger of being no-hit by starter José Berríos until the third inning.

They would have to endure only the indignity of Berríos throwing a shutout before a sparse announced...

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