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After series sweep, Orioles enter final week of regular season with new life

After series sweep, Orioles enter final week of regular season with new life

The Orioles found new life this weekend at Camden Yards, reviving their postseason hopes after a sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks to end their regular-season home schedule.

With the three interleague wins, the Orioles reasserted control of their postseason fate. They lead the Detroit Tigers by 1 1/2 games for the second American League wild-card spot, and after Monday's day off, they head to Toronto for three game against the AL East rival Blue Jays, whom the Orioles trail by 1 1/2 games for the first wild-card berth.

The Orioles' playoff picture will be determined on the road in Toronto and New York, where they have another three-game series against the Yankees. Whether...

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