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Old 07-09-2018, 10:14 AM
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Default History watch: 2018 Baltimore Orioles

Through 89 games, the Baltimore Orioles are 24-65.
Through 89 games, the 2003 Tigers were 24-65.
Through 89 games, the 1962 Mets were 24-65.

The Orioles are likely to start trading away their best players too (assuming ownership allows it). Could this team break the '62 Mets' record for most losses?
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Old 07-09-2018, 11:09 AM
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The O's current winning pct. is .270. Their franchise's all-time worst winning pct. for a season was .279 (43-111) in 1939 when they were the St. Louis Browns.


Chris Davis is hitting a Dunn-esque .157!
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Old 07-09-2018, 12:37 PM
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Boo ****ing hoo. I'm still pissed about Tito Landrum.
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Old 07-09-2018, 12:52 PM
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The O's current winning pct. is .270. Their franchise's all-time worst winning pct. for a season was .279 (43-111) in 1939 when they were the St. Louis Browns.


Chris Davis is hitting a Dunn-esque .157!
Chris Davis is at -2.0 WAR already, and he's owed $21 million a year through 2022
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Old 07-09-2018, 08:25 PM
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Boo ****ing hoo. I'm still pissed about Tito Landrum.

You and me both. Him and the pitcher that hit Kittle in the knee can both rot in eternity.


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Old 07-09-2018, 11:54 PM
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You and me both. Him and the pitcher that hit Kittle in the knee can both rot in eternity.


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Old 07-10-2018, 10:19 AM
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Chris Davis is at -2.0 WAR already, and he's owed $21 million a year through 2022
There is a lesson to be learned there, though some GMs will fail to heed it.
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Old 07-10-2018, 10:22 AM
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There is a lesson to be learned there, though some GMs will fail to heed it.

Yet there are many fans who clamor for their GMs to throw around that kind of money for veterans who already have peaked.
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Old 07-10-2018, 11:39 AM
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Yeah, but they have Manny Machado. So at least they have stars. *sigh*
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Old 07-17-2018, 10:36 PM
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At the ASB, the Orioles are already 39 1/2 games out. Last year, only San Francisco finished further out in their division at the end, and they were 40 games behind the NL champion Dodgers.

Since baseball went to 162 games in 1961, the two worst performances in terms of games behind were the 1962 Mets (60 1/2 games behind the NL champion Giants) and the 2003 Tigers (47 games behind the AL Central champion Twins).

Unfortunately, the Orioles are only one reason why the AL sucks so badly this year. The NL is, surprisingly, much more balanced, with no team having more than 55 wins and only one team with less than 40 (Mets have 39). There are 3 teams in the AL that have won 60 (Boston is on pace to win 112) and three that have yet to win 35 (neither the Orioles nor Royals have won 30). Outside of the second wild-card race between the A's and Mariners, the playoff teams in the AL are pretty much set, while 11 of the 15 NL teams are within 10 games of the division lead in the respective divisions.
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Old 07-18-2018, 11:50 AM
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Sadly they're currently on pace for a mere 115 losses, but they just traded Manny Machado so there's hope.
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Old 07-21-2018, 12:13 PM
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At the ASB, the Orioles are already 39 1/2 games out. Last year, only San Francisco finished further out in their division at the end, and they were 40 games behind the NL champion Dodgers.

Since baseball went to 162 games in 1961, the two worst performances in terms of games behind were the 1962 Mets (60 1/2 games behind the NL champion Giants) and the 2003 Tigers (47 games behind the AL Central champion Twins).

Unfortunately, the Orioles are only one reason why the AL sucks so badly this year. The NL is, surprisingly, much more balanced, with no team having more than 55 wins and only one team with less than 40 (Mets have 39). There are 3 teams in the AL that have won 60 (Boston is on pace to win 112) and three that have yet to win 35 (neither the Orioles nor Royals have won 30). Outside of the second wild-card race between the A's and Mariners, the playoff teams in the AL are pretty much set, while 11 of the 15 NL teams are within 10 games of the division lead in the respective divisions.
Yes the NL is balanced because they don't have 3 horrible teams that everybody else in the AL is beating the crap out of. The Orioles, Royals and White Sox are a combined 112 games under .500, on a pace to finish 188 games under .500, mercy.
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Old 07-25-2018, 08:41 AM
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As of this morning, the Orioles are 41.5 games out, after securing their 29th win of the season in actually beating Boston last night.

At their current pace, they would finish 46-116. If Boston continues on their pace, which would be 112-50, the Orioles would finish 66 games out.
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