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In loss to White Sox, Orioles address little things needed to control running game

In loss to White Sox, Orioles address little things needed to control running game

As difficult as it can be to look for silver linings through so many losses — especially with the familiar theme of offensive ineptitude continuing in a 2-0 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night — the Orioles and right-handed starter Yefry Ramírez made significant strides in controlling the running game.

It’s something that’s been lacking this season, as manager Buck Showalter has consistently bemoaned slow times to the plate and the stolen bases that can follow. Against a speedy but aggressive White Sox team, the Orioles knew they would be tested on the base paths.

Ramírez, who allowed three stolen bases over his previous two starts on Aug. 11...

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