Thursday’s O’s Links: The Worst Team Ever?

Trey Mancini of the Orioles dives as the baseball bounces by.

It just gets worse…and worse…and worse. After being swept by Boston, the Birds have now lost seven straight. Again. Their pace is something to behold…more below.

/holds nose

To the links…

Davis has Struck Out in 21 Straight Games – Personal & Team Records within Reach

Let’s check in with Matt Taylor over at Roar from 34, shall we? Matt chronicles Chris Davis’ latest strikeout streak, which is about to break his own ridiculous strikeout streak, and which is catching up to the Orioles’ all-time record.

Appreciation for Jim Palmer in the Booth

Hey, Milton Kent! Old heads like me who read The Baltimore Sun back in the day will remember Milton, who is now contributing over at Baltimore Sports & Life. Here, he praises Jim Palmer for his criticisms of the fella we talked about in the first link.

O’s Struggles Reaching Historic Levels

Yay.

How bad can it get? As Jon Meoli of The Sun points out, the Birds are flirting with some uncharted territory here, so nobody really knows.

Current State of the Orioles: Really Bad

So now that we’ve gone over how bad the MLB team is, let’s talk about how there’s no hope on the Farm, shall we?

Well, perhaps not NO hope, but not much! Matt Kremnitzer of Camden Depot explains.

With Winning Out of the Question, the Orioles Have Two Choices Moving Forward

Alright, so. Things are bad. We know that. So how can the Birds fix it? Well, they can go about it in one of two ways, as Camden Chat’s Alex Church tells us. Which will they choose? Likely not the one that fans would prefer!

 

Uh…at least they can’t lose today? And tomorrow is Floppy Hat night!

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