A look at what some other media outlets are saying about the
* Jonah Keri of Grantland.com has dropped the
A episode of the HBO show "Veep" airs Sunday, May 27, with several Orioles past and present features.
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* A Sports Xchange report on Yahoo.com says the Orioles are being undone by a curse of their own making -- sloppy fielding:
Errors at third base and first base have been the norm in 2012. . . .Run support has been an issue of late, particularly with a patchwork lineup like the one that was on the field Sunday. In the last eight games, the Orioles have scored 20 runs.
But the facts are there to support the defense-first concern: the Orioles are 14-8 in games without making an error, and 16-16 in games in which they make at least one error.
* Nick Fleder of The Hardball Times lauds the recent contract extension of Adam Jones and credits the Orioles pitching staff for keeping the team in contention:
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