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Dioner Navarro

Orioles' homestand uneven like season has been so far

BALTIMORE — Entering a 10-game homestand on June 6, the Baltimore Orioles were in second place in the American League East, 5 1-2 games behind the Toronto Blue Jays. With the Jays, fellow AL East rival Boston, and AL West-leading Oakland coming to town, the Orioles had an opportunity to rattle off some impressive wins and perhaps move into first place. Or they could skid and get passed by the Yankees and Red Sox in the standings. But much like Baltimore has done most of the season, the 10-game homestand was average for the Orioles, having its ups and downs. With a 5-2 loss to Toronto Sunday before a sellout crowd of 46,469 at Camden Yards, Baltimore finished the homestand with a...