The hot start has gotten the attention of many national writers: the O's are the talk of baseball. Will it be like 2005 again, when they were in the thick of the AL East race only to fall flat on their faces after the All-Star break? That's probably what most, fans and writers alike, expect to happen. A key difference between the '05 team and this year's squad is youth: the 2012 Baltimore Orioles are a young group that is gelling and learning to win together. Now that they've gotten off to an incredible start, maybe as they continue to grown and develop together, they can keep the pace. Why not?
Copyright © 2018, Los Angeles Times