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Orioles close out homestand with 4-2 loss to Royals

Orioles close out homestand with 4-2 loss to Royals

Orioles at Toronto Monday at 7:07 p.m. on MASN and WBAL 1090 AM

Amid all the good feelings about the Orioles’ fast start, their current perch atop the American League East and Sunday’s announcement of center fielder Adam Jones’ contract extension, the reality remains that the Major League Baseball season is exceptionally long and grueling.

Despite being tied for the AL East lead on Memorial Day, the Orioles are officially dealing with their first elongated speed bump of the 2012 season.

After dropping Sunday’s rubber match, 4-2, to the Kansas City Royals, the Orioles (29-19) have now lost five of seven games as they embark on a tough,...

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