Online Your Turn

May 13, 2007

Poll

results

Last week, we asked you to pick a cause for the Orioles' recent struggles. You decided the fault mainly resides in the team's bats. The results:

Clutch-hitting difficulties, 39.6 percent (639 votes)

The starters' inability to pitch deep, 24.7 (398)

Mental mistakes and lack of intensity, 19.0 (307)

Sam Perlozzo's managerial decisions, 12.0 (193)

A brutal schedule, 4.8 (77)

Poll

position

Who would you like to see come out of retirement to pitch for the Orioles?

Mike Boddicker

Mike Flanagan

Dennis Martinez

Scott McGregor

Jim Palmer

Steve Stone

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