The Baltimore Orioles fell to the Los Angeles Angels by a net of 14-8 on Tuesday night in a series opener at Camden Yards. The defeat manner that the Orioles hold now misplaced 19 straight video games, which is the longest losing crawl in the majors in 16 years. In 2005, the Royals also misplaced 19 in a row.
The Orioles are now pretty four losses shy of tying the all-time file of 23 straight losses, which is held by the 1961 Phillies. The 1988 Orioles expend the American League file with 21 straight losses.
Here’s a scrutinize on the put the glossy Orioles model now stands (by baseball-reference.com’s Stathead):
- 23 video games – 1961 Phillies (July 29-Aug. 20)
- 21 video games – 1988 Orioles (April 4-April 28)
- 20 video games – 1906 Crimson Sox (Might per chance well perchance 1-Might per chance well perchance 24)
20 video games – 1916 A’s (July 21-Aug. 8)
20 video games – 1943 A’s (Aug. 7-Aug. 24)
20 video games – 1969 Expos (Might per chance well perchance 13-June 7)
- 19 video games – 1906 Braves (Might per chance well perchance 17-June 8)
19 video games – 1914 Reds (Sept. 6-Sept. 23)
19 video games – 1975 Tigers (July 29-Aug. 15)
19 video games – 2005 Royals (July 28-Aug. 19)
19 video games – 2021 Orioles (Aug. 3-Tag)
As it’s essential peek, the 2021 Orioles are one loss some distance off from turning into pretty the seventh crew since 1900 to lose 20 or more video games in a row. Over the course of this crawl, the Orioles had been out-scored by the opposition by a margin of 163-55. They’re now on glide for 112 losses, which can perchance well perchance be the 2d most in franchise historical previous. The 2018 Orioles misplaced 115 video games.
Baltimore got right here into this sport with an MLB-worst rotation ERA of 6.22. That settle acquired even worse after starter Spenser Watkins allowed eight earned in two innings. The next man up, reliever Konner Wade, gave up 5 more runs in pretty 1 ⅓ innings. Ryan Mountcastle homered twice to give him 23 for the season.
On the Angels’ facet of things, Shohei Ohtani, batting leadoff and DHing, went 1 for 4 with a single and a pair of walks. The Angels on Wednesday night will strive at hand the O’s their 20th straight defeat with Ohtani on the mound.