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Orioles suffer season-worst sixth straight loss, fall 3-2 to Royals to move back under .500

Orioles suffer season-worst sixth straight loss, fall 3-2 to Royals to move back under .500

As the Orioles’ late-August tailspin continued Tuesday night with their losing streak reaching a season-high six games, their four-game series against the Kansas City Royals is beginning to look more like a mismatch than a rematch. This is the first time the Orioles have met the Royals since last year’s American League Championship Series, but these teams are heading in very different directions. A 3-2 loss to a Royals team boasting the best record in the AL put the Orioles below .500 for the first time in exactly a month. They still sit just 2½ games out of the second AL wild-card spot, but they’re still quickly heading in the wrong direction in...

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