O’s losing streak hits 4 after 5-2 loss to Cleveland

Orioles Lose Os losing streak hits 4 after 5 2 loss to ClevelandBALTIMORE — The Orioles dropped the first game of a four-game set with the Indians, 5-2, on Monday at Camden Yards. It’s the fourth consecutive loss for Baltimore, and it comes on the heels of a sweep at the hands of Toronto.

The loss also hurt because the team would have liked to see starter Zach Britton go deep into the game and give the bullpen a bit of a breather. But Britton couldn’t record an out in the sixth inning, one day after Freddy Garcia was knocked around early and tasked the bullpen with throwing 5 2/3 innings.

“[He] just elevated some balls, lost his command,” manager Buck Showalter said of Britton. “He had pretty good movement, late life. He got out of some potential sticky situations, but I thought he pitched well for five innings. But … different stuff showed up there in the sixth.”

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