At this point, the Orioles don’t need magic. They need a miracle.
For a franchise that has waited so long to be in this spotlight -- 17 long years since its last trip to the American League Championship Series -- nearing the possibility of an unfortunate end stings. There’s now no room for error. The Orioles’ dream of playing in their first World Series in more than three decades is on the brink of coming to an ugly end.
After their 2-1 loss to the Royals in Game 3 of the ALCS in front of an announced 40,183 at Kauffman Stadium, the Orioles face a now seemingly insurmountable 3-0 hole in the series.
Since the best-of-seven league championship series format began in 1985,...