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Sorrow in Baltimore as team that swept us off our feet is swept by K.C.
Sorrow in Baltimore as team that swept us off our feet is swept by K.C.

Cycling between hope and dread, Orioles fans on Wednesday could only watch mostly from afar as their team confronted two possible futures: Would it recover the magic that got them into the postseason in the first place, or be swept in four games by the Kansas City Royals in the American League Championship Series? On an appropriately dreary and drenched day in Baltimore, it was the latter. "It's hard," said Joey Pietropaoli, 29, a fan at the Padonia Ale House in Timonium for the game. He looked stunned as J.J. Hardy grounded out to end the postseason for the Orioles. Still, like other fans, amid the sorrow, the Jacksonville resident and medical student found a ray of...

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