Mitch Haniger

0-for-14 with runners in scoring position, Orioles suffer 99th loss, 5-2, in series finale in Seattle

0-for-14 with runners in scoring position, Orioles suffer 99th loss, 5-2, in series finale in Seattle

On the middle stop of the Orioles’ longest road trip of the season by distance — a three-city jaunt that will cover more than 5,800 miles by the time they return to Baltimore — they seemed to arrive in Seattle at just the right time.

A Mariners team that is fighting for its playoff life drew more attention for a clubhouse tussle that occurred before Tuesday night’s game, then showed little life against the struggling Orioles. On Wednesday night, Seattle committed three errors in a four-batter stretch to allow the Orioles back into the game in the middle innings.

But the Orioles (41-99) — now one game away from suffering their 100th loss of the season — ...

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