Orioles suddenly have life —and are still stuck in last place

Orioles suddenly have life —and are still stuck in last place

Camden Yards has been rocking — at the very least for the previous week.

The Baltimore Orioles, who’ve been traditionally one of many worst groups in baseball, are at present driving an eight-game win streak after beating an imploding Angels workforce Sunday.

The eight consecutive wins mark the Orioles’ longest streak of its variety in a single season since 2005.

Baltimore began the streak on July 3 by powering previous the Minnesota Twins, 3-1. Then, the red-hot Orioles squad swept each the Rangers and Angels. 

“I’ve been ready for every week like this for a very long time, for many of my profession,” Trey Mancini, who has performed with the Orioles since 2016, instructed reporters postgame. “It’s one thing that I actually don’t take as a right. We’re simply having a very good time in right here, enjoying so properly as a workforce.”

Jorge Mateo celebrates the Orioles win on Sunday. AP

Even with the win streak, the Orioles are nonetheless useless final within the AL East and sit 19 video games again from the Yankees, who led the division with baseball’s finest report (61-24) heading into Sunday night time’s recreation in opposition to Boston.

Baltimore, nonetheless, solely sits 4 video games again from the Pink Sox, who entered Sunday second within the division at 46-39, only one recreation up on third-place Tampa Bay. The Orioles are additionally solely 2.5 video games out of the ultimate AL wild-card spot.

The Baltimore Orioles mascot celebrates after a four-game sweep in opposition to the Los Angeles Angels at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on July 10, 2022.Picture by Greg Fiume/Getty Photos

The Orioles can have an opportunity to maintain stringing collectively victories after they face the Cubs on Tuesday after an off day Monday.

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