Danny Duffy

Mariñez's throwing error, offensive woes cost Cobb, Orioles in 4-3 loss to Rays

Mariñez's throwing error, offensive woes cost Cobb, Orioles in 4-3 loss to Rays

Live as long in that murky territory between bad luck and just plain bad as the Orioles have this year, and the answer will grow clear.

There was plenty of each Thursday night, but consider how the Tampa Bay Rays scored the eventual winning run in their 4-3 win over the Orioles (29-74) before an announced 19,025 at Camden Yards.

With the bases loaded and Jhan Mariñez making his 100th major league appearance and fifth with the Orioles, Danny Duffy hit a ball softly in front of the mound for what appeared to be the third out.

Mariñez yanked the throw, bouncing it in front of and then off the glove of Chris Davis and allowing Joey Wendle to score from third...

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