The boobirds at Camden Yards would be more forgiving were Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, who made history Monday by having longest hitless streak ever (47 at bats without a hit), a minimum-wage journeyman. His sin is that he is the highest-paid player in O’s history, and his output nose-dived shortly after his income soared. When you under-produce this spectacularly, the world gets very harsh, very fast.
But there are lessons here. In fact, this sad affair contains proof of the wisdom of three eternal verities.
1. The road to hell is paved with good intentions.
Orioles’ owner Peter Angelos is, at heart, a