MINNEAPOLIS -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter is always looking ahead.
And following his team's lethargic 5-2 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Sunday afternoon at Target Field, Showalter’s major concern wasn’t his sputtering offense but instead an all-too-familiar short outing by a starting pitcher that made for another long afternoon for his bullpen.
“I’m trying to save the bullets,” Showalter said. “Fortunately we have a day off, but we’re going to go through a period here after the off day where those type of things are going to catch up with you. You just can’t have it. Every team in baseball is like that.”
The Orioles (15-14) left Minnesota disappointed after losing...