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Orioles even on season, even with Yankees

Orioles even on season, even with Yankees

The Orioles extended their winning streak to five games with a blowout win against the New York Yankees on Friday. They are now three games behind New York in the American League East race. Perhaps more important: The Orioles are finally back at .500, having not been there since May 5. They reached the even mark in game 60 – with a 30-30 record. That’s far from sparkling for a team that had 96 wins and captured the division title last year. But through 60 games in 2014, the Orioles were just 31-29. So there’s time – and a little bit of precedent. There will be a little more hope around here if the Orioles can win Saturday night to at least guarantee a series...

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