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Dwight Smith

Familiar story as Orioles squander lead, lose on walk-off homer to Rockies

Familiar story as Orioles squander lead, lose on walk-off homer to Rockies

It was a moment, in the scheme of a plodding baseball game, that represented not only the Orioles' high-point in not only Friday's 8-6, walkoff loss to the Colorado Rockies, but maybe one of the best in their entire season.

Rookie left-hander John Means, who has spent the last two months as the Orioles' one feel-good story on the pitching side and spent Friday afternoon at Coors Field having his swing ribbed by teammates, worked an eight-pitch walk to turn the lineup over and help build the Orioles lead to its largest point of the day, 5-1.

When he got to first, his teammates whooping it up already, he took the moment up a level by appropriating the...

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