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Harford fans excited for Orioles playoff appearance
Harford fans excited for Orioles playoff appearance

Typically when the baseball playoffs roll around, the interest dwindles for Baltimore Orioles fans. Not this year. Fans across Harford County are gearing up for Thursday evening's start of a five-game series pitting the Baltimore Orioles against the Detroit Tigers as both teams seek the American League Division Series title. The team that wins three games will advance to the next round of the playoffs. "How many times in the past 15 to 20 years have we had anything exciting in baseball at the end of September?" Jeff Berthney, chief of recreation for the Harford County Department of Parks and Recreation, asked. "And the Orioles are in the mix of it." The Orioles...