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If we can win the Red Sox series, I will consider this to have been a very good homestand. I'm very satisfied to be sitting 5-2 after 7 games but there is more work to be done.

If we take the Sox series it means: The Orioles will have complete control of at least one wild card spot, and the Red Sox will be either 6.5 or 8.5 games out (if we can sweep).

What I think has a good shot of happening if we take the Red Sox series - Bobby Valentine will get canned.

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If we take the Sox series it means: The Orioles will have complete control of at least one wild card spot, and the Red Sox will be either 6.5 or 8.5 games out (if we can sweep).

What I think has a good shot of happening if we take the Red Sox series - Bobby Valentine will get canned.

They can't fire him yet. That be way too blatant of an admission of a mistake. I bet he's safe for at least a year.

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5-2 against a couple of the worst teams in the league is par... not an achievement. Winning the series against the Sox is a must.

Winning the game today was a must ....... as was winning last night, which would have given us a chance to take 3 out of 4 in this 4-game set. If we win the Red Sox series, then we "must" win the Tigers series, who are right there with us, battling for one of the wildcard spots. Every game and every series that the Orioles have played this year have all been "musts."

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5-2 against a couple of the worst teams in the league is par... not an achievement. Winning the series against the Sox is a must.

Anytime you have a four-game series, by default you take a split. Beating a team three times in a series is an accomplishment - sweeps are headline news.

The Red Sox series is important because if we falter here it let's the Sox back into the race and gives them a little mojo.

Even if we lose the series, we are still right there in the wildcard race and many eight games over, but that could be the spark that team needs.

Getting swept would be a disaster. Outright.

Chen needs a bounceback game - win game one the rest will follow.

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5-2 against a couple of the worst teams in the league is par... not an achievement. Winning the series against the Sox is a must.

I think you need to go look at what the M's are doing to the Angels this weekend.

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5-2 against a couple of the worst teams in the league is par... not an achievement. Winning the series against the Sox is a must.
I think you need to go look at what the M's are doing to the Angels this weekend.

And, to be fair, the Royals had won 6 of 9 coming into the series.

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