Baltimore Sun reporter Eduardo A. Encina contributed to this article.

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Orioles average home attendance 2003-2012

2003 – 30,297

2004 – 34,344

2005 – 32,404

2006 – 26,581

2007 – 27,060

2008 – 25,000

2009 – 23,545

2010 – 21,662

2011 – 21,943

2012 – 26,610

American League East projected 2013 payrolls

Orioles - $91.8 million

Boston Red Sox - $159 million

New York Yankees - $229 million

Tampa Bay Rays - $57 million

Toronto Blue Jays - $118.2 million

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