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Compared to previous years, Orioles' start is good sign

Compared to previous years, Orioles' start is good sign

By taking two out of three games on the road against the New York Yankees to improve to 16-9 this season, the Orioles are off to one of their best starts in team history. So, how does this team compare to the squads of yesteryear? Well, for starters, of the 11 times before this season in which the Orioles won at least 16 of their first 25 games, only once have they not finished with a winning record -- in 2005. Through 25 games, the Orioles have 16 wins for the sixth time since the franchise moved to Baltimore in 1954. They also started with a 16-9 record in 1968, 1971, 1979, 1985 and 1994. Their best start was 18-7 during the wire-to-wire year in 1997, and they began the season with a...

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