“There’s Always Next Year.” For These Orioles, It’s Really True.
No doubt, the end hurt—and it arrived earlier than expected. The scenes of a sudden finish late Tuesday night to an otherwise joyous, six-month season told the entire story. Adley Rutschman just stared at the Texas Rangers jumping up and down near the pitcher’s mound. So did Gunnar Henderson and everyone else in the visiting dugout after the Orioles lost 7-1 in Game 3 of the American League Division Series.