Besides starting pitching, three harsh realities poke Baltimore Orioles fans in the collective eyeball nearly every night.
First, Baltimore is dead last in the major leagues in fielding. In 82 games, the Orioles have committed 74 errors. This is seven more than the second-to-last team—the Tampa Bay Rays.
But the good news for the Orioles—on top of being seven games over .500—is that this team’s front office can begin to resolve these issues by acquiring a ballplayer with a proven big-league track record.
Note: Statistics used in this slideshow are taken from ESPN, and are valid through July 6, 2012.