Archive for July 15th, 2011

Horioleble

I’m going to be honest.  After last year, I didn’t think things could get much worse.  But you know what?  Right now, they seem worse.

Not only have the Orioles lost 8 in a row, they’ve also lost any semblance of a major league pitching staff, the ability to hit with runners in scoring position, and seemingly, their own self-respect.

In the month of July, during which the Orioles have lost 11 of their last 12 and 8 games in a row, the team ERA has been a frightening 7.80.  Pretty bad, right?  But when you factor in that during that same time span, the team has hit .236, it really kicks it up a notch.  If you weren’t a savvy Orioles fan, now long accustomed to excruciating displays of futility, you might think that kind of thing would be hard to do.

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