Summer Sale Extended! Get unlimited digital access for 13 weeks for $13.
Topics

National League East

Orioles' ninth-inning rally falls short, winning streak ends at four with 5-3 loss to Mets

Orioles' ninth-inning rally falls short, winning streak ends at four with 5-3 loss to Mets

Coming off a confidence-building, four-game sweep at home against the dreadful Oakland Athletics, the Orioles talked about how they controlled their own playoff destiny as they readied for a two-game interleague series against the New York Mets. That might be true, but there’s also another element to this mid-August pennant race: The American League-worst A’s aren’t returning to Camden Yards. The Orioles’ down-the-stretch schedule just turned ugly - they face only one team more than a game under .500 the rest of the year, and the resurgent Mets are Exhibit A. Paced by their ace, flame-throwing,...

Loading
82°