Josh Bell

Orioles fall to Pirates, 5-3, as Ynoa can't hold lead, allows two home runs

Orioles fall to Pirates, 5-3, as Ynoa can't hold lead, allows two home runs

With this season’s merciful end within sight, the Orioles boarded a flight for their final series of the year after their 5-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.

A quick two-game interleague series in Pittsburgh ended with a pair of quick losses to continue this team’s September swoon.

The Orioles (75-84), who have lost 16 of their past 20 games with three games remaining in the season.

”Well, obviously we’re not winning,” Orioles manager Buck Showalter said. “At the end of the day, we’re judged by are we scoring more runs than the other team at the end of nine innings? That’s been a challenge for us. We’re getting some looks at guys,...

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