Baltimore Sun writers react to the
Eduardo A. Encina, Orioles beat reporter
The Orioles clawed back from the brink all season long, so it's fitting that their season would be decided in Game 5 of the ALDS. They faced tremendous pitching throughout the playoffs, and had outstanding mound efforts of their own, but now that this group of Orioles has set a new bar, their next step is to know they need more clutch hits against premier pitching. Only then will they beat teams like the Yankees.
Dan Connolly, Orioles and baseball reporter
Unbuckle. The Orioles had a wild ride, an incredibly unexpected ride. But their offense didn't show up. Their best hitters were, simply put, beaten by Yankees pitching. Nonetheless, it was one heck of a series.
Childs Walker, sports enterprise reporter
There will be a lot of talk about the sketchy call on
Peter Schmuck, columnist
The Orioles accomplished more than anyone could have expected back when
David Selig, Orioles and baseball editor