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Orioles lose ground in AL East with second straight loss to Chicago Cubs, 7-2
Orioles lose ground in AL East with second straight loss to Chicago Cubs, 7-2

CHICAGO — Wrigley Field is known as the “Friendly Confines,” but the Orioles have had their share of challenges in two games this weekend here on Chicago's North Side. The Orioles waited through a 3-hour, 9-minute rain delay Saturday in a game that began in a heavy fog. And while this Orioles club has overcome its share of adversity — including the loss of catcher Matt Wieters and now third Manny Machado to season-ending injuries — over the course of the season, they have stumbled against a Cubs club that's out of the playoff race and motivated only by pride. The Orioles had won eight straight series before heading out on their nine-game...

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