Ouch. Now we know for sure that there’s no light at the end of the tunnel for the O’s. On Tuesday, Baltimore dropped an exhibition game to the State College of Florida (formerly known as the Manatee Community College).
The worst part:
The Orioles used several players who could be in the Opening Day lineup, including J.J. Hardy, who blasted a home run in the fourth inning as the lone run for Baltimore, before prospects took over after the fifth frame.
SCF’s victory was the second over an MLB franchise since 2009. Back then, as the Manatee Community College Lancers, they defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-4.
The Pirates, unlike the Orioles, had a lot of minor league players playing in that game,