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(POSTED ON AUGUST 31st)

2 weeks late, and the dominance continues.

This team REALLY HAS manhandled the division, ala the 1979 team.

If you put Detroit in the division like they were in 1979 the O's would only have a 6 game lead. Throw in the Indians and Brewers and a more balanced schedule, I'm sure it gets tighter. Don't get me wrong, I'm glad they are up 11 games in the division its jmo that you can't compare the 2.

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Coming into the series, the Red Sox had been held to fewer than four runs only once in this young season. This weekend they haven't scored four runs in a game yet.

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7-5 with Boston.

And in about 18 hours, we could be in sole possession of first. Which at this point of the season means... very slightly more than it did about 2 weeks earlier. But hey, at least we're off to a decent start.

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And in about 18 hours, we could be in sole possession of first. Which at this point of the season means... very slightly more than it did about 2 weeks earlier. But hey, at least we're off to a decent start.

Starting the season with 19 games in the AL East, it means more than it would most seasons.

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Starting the season with 19 games in the AL East, it means more than it would most seasons.

Is that a thing with MLB this year? All the East at least are playing each other. Or Atlanta...

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>FINALLY Ortiz gets tossed <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/disrespectful?src=hash">#disrespectful</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/zipitOrtiz?src=hash">#zipitOrtiz</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/Orioles">@Orioles</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/masnOrioles">@masnOrioles</a></p>— Jim Palmer (@Jim22Palmer) <a href="

">April 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>FINALLY Ortiz gets tossed <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/disrespectful?src=hash">#disrespectful</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/zipitOrtiz?src=hash">#zipitOrtiz</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/Orioles">@Orioles</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/masnOrioles">@masnOrioles</a></p>? Jim Palmer (@Jim22Palmer) <a href="
">April 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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Palmer using hashtags makes my heart flutter with joy.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>FINALLY Ortiz gets tossed <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/disrespectful?src=hash">#disrespectful</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/zipitOrtiz?src=hash">#zipitOrtiz</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/Orioles">@Orioles</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/masnOrioles">@masnOrioles</a></p>? Jim Palmer (@Jim22Palmer) <a href="
">April 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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That's a beautiful thing!

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And in about 18 hours, we could be in sole possession of first. Which at this point of the season means... very slightly more than it did about 2 weeks earlier. But hey, at least we're off to a decent start.

Looks nasty tomorrow

11 am, 47 degrees, showers, 16 mph wind, and then it gets worse.

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Looks nasty tomorrow

11 am, 47 degrees, showers, 16 mph wind, and then it gets worse.

The marathoners will probably like it...

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