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So is the late Rodney Dangerfield on the Orioles roster? Did they get him as a prospect in one of those trades for Miguel Tejada or Erik Bedard? I just got the over-under numbers for total wins for the upcoming MLB season from the Las Vegas Hilton and although I knew the Orioles would be lowly regarded, I had no idea how lowly. The Orioles not only have the lowest win total for the over-under in the majors -- IT'S NOT EVEN CLOSE.

The Orioles have an O-U of 64 1/2 wins. The only other team that's even in the 60s is Florida with 69. You might be able to argue that playing in the tough AL East is an extenuating circumstance but even the D-Rays are listed at 75. Can you imagine what this season is going to be like if the Orioles really finish 10 games behind Tampa Bay?

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On a more encouraging note, the over-under on Nick Markakis' hit total is 188 1/2.

Here are the Over-Under odds for 2008 wins, as listed at the Las Vegas Hilton:

Arizona Diamondbacks ... 87.5

Atlanta Braves ................84.5

Baltimore Orioles ............64.5

Boston Red Sox .............94

Chicago Cubs ................87

Chicago White Sox ........80.5

Cincinnati Reds .............78

Cleveland Indians .......... 90

Colorado Rockies .......... 83

Detroit Tigers ............... 93.5

Florida Marlins .............. 69

Houston Astros .............75.5

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Kansas City Royals ......73.5

Los Angeles Angles .......92

Los Angeles Dodgers .....86.5

Milwaukee Brewers .......84.5

Minnesota Twins ...........75.5

New York Mets ............93.5

New York Yankees .......93.5

Oakland Athletic ..........73

Philadelphia Phillies .....87.5

Pittsburgh Pirates .........70.5

San Diego Padres .......84.5

San Francisco Giants ...73

Seattle Mariners ...........85.5

St. Louis Cardinals ......76.5

Tampa Bay Devil Rays . 75

Texas Rangers .............77

Toronto Blue Jays ........85.5

Washington Nationals ..72.5

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