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Orioles' Mancini breaks 0-for-21 streak with runners in scoring position, says slump has frustrated him

Orioles' Mancini breaks 0-for-21 streak with runners in scoring position, says slump has frustrated him

Trey Mancini acknowledges that he hasn’t been good at hiding his frustration with his season-long struggles at the plate with runners in scoring position. He knows it, his teammates know it, his manager and coaches know it, and after he slammed his helmet emphatically after stranding a pair of base runners in the eighth inning of Saturday’s 5-4 loss to the Miami Marlins, everyone knew it.

“The helmet slam was kind of minor to what I was feeling at that moment,” Mancini said. “I can’t even really describe it. And I haven’t really done a good job of leaving it at the field, too. This is my life and I want to be good at it and I feel like I haven’t been doing that the last month, so,...

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