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A Tale of Two Outings

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.

OK, I’ll stop now.

Still, you can’t help but be struck by the duality that was on display during the Orioles doubleheader today versus the Rangers.  In the first game, Zach Britton descended from Orioles heaven and gave Baltimore another glimpse of what figures to be a very promising career.  But before Britton’s brilliance could induce rampant daydreaming throughout a win-starved fan base, the Orioles snapped back to reality with a rough start from Jake Arrieta.

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