Leonys Martin

Missed opportunities mar Orioles' disappointing West Coast trip

Missed opportunities mar Orioles' disappointing West Coast trip

The Orioles’ West Coast road trip concluded Wednesday afternoon like far too many games on their 10-day excursion through the Pacific time zone — with the club missing opportunities that could sting even more if they ultimately find themselves outside the playoff mix.

The latest loss ended with up-and-down slugger Chris Davis taking a called third strike with the bases loaded in a one-run game, after Seattle Mariners closer Edwin Díaz nearly gift-wrapped the Orioles a win.

Afterward, the Orioles retreated to the visiting clubhouse at Safeco Field following their 7-6 loss to pack their equipment bags wondering what could have been....

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