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Orioles Drop To No. 6 In Stan 'The Fan' Charles' MLB Power Rankings

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And are #5 on mlb.com .. . . . .

5. Orioles: The knock on the Orioles as Spring Training came to a close was that they had a lineup full of mashers and a rotation void of aces. The only O's pitcher from 2015 who pitched to a sub-4.00 ERA was Wei-Yin Chen, and he's now a Marlin. Predictions largely rested on the Orioles scoring eight runs every night and allowing nine. Looks like the joke's on us. Yes, the Orioles are indeed mashing, but -- eureka! --- they're pitching, too. Through Sunday, they had the sixth-lowest ERA in the AL 3.80. And they're in first place in a surprisingly pedestrian AL East.

http://m.mlb.com/news/article/179705784/giants-orioles-in-top-5-of-mlb-power-rankings

The pedestrian AL East? The two top teams in the AL are in the East & all 5 teams are ranked in the top 19.

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And are #5 on mlb.com .. . . . .

5. Orioles: The knock on the Orioles as Spring Training came to a close was that they had a lineup full of mashers and a rotation void of aces. The only O's pitcher from 2015 who pitched to a sub-4.00 ERA was Wei-Yin Chen, and he's now a Marlin. Predictions largely rested on the Orioles scoring eight runs every night and allowing nine. Looks like the joke's on us. Yes, the Orioles are indeed mashing, but -- eureka! --- they're pitching, too. Through Sunday, they had the sixth-lowest ERA in the AL 3.80. And they're in first place in a surprisingly pedestrian AL East.

http://m.mlb.com/news/article/179705784/giants-orioles-in-top-5-of-mlb-power-rankings

The pedestrian AL East? The two top teams in the AL are in the East & all 5 teams are ranked in the top 19.

Whenever the Yankees and Red Sux aren't #1 and #2 in the division, it's a weak division. duh ;)

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Whenever the Yankees and Red Sux aren't #1 and #2 in the division, it's a weak division. duh ;)

So its been rather pedestrian since 2012 . . . . .

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