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Orioles' 14-7 loss to Indians 'one of our worst of the season' after blown early lead

Orioles' 14-7 loss to Indians 'one of our worst of the season' after blown early lead

There's no sulking or self-pity in the Orioles' clubhouse after a defeat, manager Brandon Hyde proclaimed before they turned an early four-run lead off one of the game's best starters into a 14-7 loss to the Cleveland Indians Thursday at Progressive Field.

Such emotions would not be out of place Thursday, when another short start from Dan Straily, more unreliable relief pitching and some uncharacteristically sloppy defense gave the Orioles their third loss in two days. The result challenged the credulity that anything happening with this team is very positive.

“We had a lot of momentum early on, and kind of had them on their heels and let them hang around, and kind of lost...

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