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Playing again with razor-thin margin, Orioles slip in 6-3 loss to Mariners
Playing again with razor-thin margin, Orioles slip in 6-3 loss to Mariners

The Orioles’ margin for error this season has been razor thin. They know it, and the statistics back it up. One mistake or one break has often has been the difference in a season of close calls. Entering Saturday night’s game against the Seattle Mariners, seven straight games had been decided by one run. That streak ended in a 6-3 Orioles loss before an announced 36,508 at Camden Yards. It really came down to one swing. Seattle’s lone offensive superstar and renowned Orioles killer, Robinson Cano, did the honors. The Orioles chose to pitch to him with two on and first base open in the fifth inning, and he made them pay with a three-run homer off Miguel Gonzalez. ...

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