Although the Baltimore Orioles' offense ranks 10th in the American League in runs scored, it's loaded with young talent that will only get better. Beyond the quality of the competition, the real reason Baltimore is languishing in the AL East is a pitching staff that is allowing nearly 5½ runs per game. But will the Orioles' pitching improve in the same way the offense is expected to? Looking at the current staff, the answer is clearly "no."
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