Detroit Tigers defeat Baltimore Orioles, 7-3

DETROIT -- Orioles players and management knew that by handing the ball to a youth movement this season, especially for the perpetually brutal second-half schedule, the club's win-loss record could end up unseemly.

If the first 20 games after the All-Star break are any indication, however, the Orioles could continue to teeter on a near-historic line of futility for the franchise.

After losing, 7-3, to the Detroit Tigers Thursday afternoon, the Orioles have dropped si...

DETROIT -- Orioles rookie right-hander David Hernandez's schooling at the major league level included another valuable lesson Thursday.

Learn to survive when you don't have your best pitching arsenal.

Making his 10th start in the majors, Hernandez lasted just three innings - the shortest outing of his career - in the Orioles' 7-3 loss to the Detroit Tigers.

His mid-90s fastball, his normal out pitch, sat at 90 mph.

"He didn't have anything," Orioles manager Dav...