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Is Dan Duquette punting the offseason?

The Orioles have been a non-player in the hot stove thus far. Should we expect the O's to do anything, and what happens if they don't?

Who's on first for the Orioles?

We examine the options to replace Mark Reynolds.

The 10 Best Games of 2012 (Part 2)

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We continue our recap of the 10 most awesome games of a most awesome Orioles season.

The 10 Best Games of 2012 (Part 1)

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We take a look back at the magical 2012 Orioles by reliving the 10 most thrilling games of the season.

Orioles 2, Yankees 1 (13): Staying alive

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The Orioles, facing elimination from the ALDS, were rescued by a superhuman effort by Joe Saunders and the bullpen to outlast the Yanks in extras, forcing a decisive Game 5 on Friday.

Orioles 5, Rangers 1: The impossible dream

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The Orioles have done it. They went into Arlington, shut down the Rangers in a do-or-die wild-card showdown, and pulled off their first postseason win in 15 years to earn a spot in the Division Series.

10 Best Games of 1997: O's win Division Series

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As the 2012 Orioles prepare for their first playoff game in 15 years, we look back at the Orioles' Division Series dominance in 1997.

Orioles 4, Red Sox 3: Making Brooks proud

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The O's used a few timely hits and some Brooks Robinson-esque defense to nail down a 1-run victory over the Red Sox, moving into a first-place tie in the AL East. Things just got real.

O's 4, Jays 1: Nicely done. Now let's do it again.

Led by Adam Jones's 4-for-4 game, the Orioles put away the Blue Jays in the doubleheader opener, 4-1.

10 Best Games of 1997: Wire. To. Wire.

On September 24, 1997, the O's officially clinched the AL East and became just the 3rd team in AL history to lead their division for every day of the season.

Orioles 9, Red Sox 6: Super sweet sixteen

Extra innings. Ain't no thing.The Orioles notched an incredible 16th consecutive victory in extra-inning contests-- and third in their last four games-- by outlasting the Red Sox in the 12th,...

Davis's emotional return helps O's clinch playoffs

On 9/15/97, the Orioles welcomed Eric Davis back to the lineup just 3 months after he was diagnosed with colon cancer-- and clinched a playoff spot for good measure.

Orioles 9, Athletics 5: A winning season at last

The O's guaranteed their first winning season since 1997 with a 9-5 win over the A's.

Orioles 9, Rays 2: Party Hardy, back into first place

J.J. Hardy went 4-for-5 with 2 homers as the O's crushed the Rays and moved back into a first-place tie.

Blue Jays 6, Orioles 4: Shake it off and bring on the Yankees

The O's were thwarted in their attempt at a sweep, falling to the Blue Jays, 6-4.

Orioles 6, White Sox 0: Blowout Sale

Chris Tillman threw 7 shutout innings, the O's rocked Chris Sale, and the Birds blanked Chicago, 6-0.

10 Best Games of 1997: Winning in grand fashion

In the sixth installment of the 10 Best Games of 1997, Rafael Palmeiro's 8th-inning grand slam carries the Birds.

Orioles 8, Blue Jays 2: Look out, AL East

Steve Johnson with a quality start, J.J. Hardy 3-for-4, and Matt Wieters throws out 3 as the O's trump Toronto, 8-2.

Rangers 12, Orioles 3: Tommy Hunter + Texas = KABOOM

Adrian Beltre bashes 3 HRs as the Rangers rip Tommy Hunter and the O's, 12-3.

Orioles 7, Tigers 5: Making a statement in Motown

The O's rallied back from a 5-0 first-inning deficit to stun the Tigers in the rubber game, 7-5.

Orioles 5, Red Sox 3: The Bobby V death watch continues

The Orioles notched their 8th win in 11 games against the Red Sox this year, bagging a 5-3 victory.

Royals 7, Orioles 3: The rainout that should've been

The Orioles waited out a 3-hour rain delay, only to fall flat against the Royals, 7-3.

Orioles 3, Mariners 1: You can't have him back, Seattle

Chris Tillman dominates the Mariners again as the O's begin a 10-game homestand with a 3-1 win.

Orioles 6, Tampa Bay 2: Orioles hold off Rays-- and rays

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On a sweltering afternoon in Baltimore, the O's averted a sweep with a clean 6-2 victory over the Rays.

Rays 3, Orioles 1: Good pitching beats bad hitting

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Maybe it's just me, but geez, this game was a total snoozefest. I guess there was a (short-lived) flurry of excitement in the bottom of the ninth, but the eight-and-a-half innings before that...

Orioles 3, Indians 1: Jim Thome loooooves Cleveland

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Oh, Orioles. I should really know better, but you're almost getting my hopes up again.The O's came up big to beat Cleveland, riding Chris Tillman's redemptive quality start and-- for the second...

Twins 6, Orioles 4: Just a big ol' mess

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Folks, I don't want to alarm you, but I'm starting to think the Orioles aren't a very good team.For anyone who thought Zach Britton was going to walk through that door and save the Orioles from...

Tigers 7, Orioles 2: It's gonna be a long second half

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We waited five days for THIS?Tonight the O's returned from a nice, long, much-needed All-Star break. Four days to rest. Relax. Get healthy. Come back fresh. And they proceeded to lay a giant...

Angels 7, Orioles 3: Unsurprising in every way

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Bad pitching, bad offense, and bad defense add up to an O's 7-3 loss to the Angels.

Mets 5, Orioles 0: I miss runs.

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The Orioles were involved in their fourth straight shutout, their second on the losing end, as they fell to the Mets 5-0.

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