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2010 Orioles: 24-56 (.300)

Notable win-loss records through 81 games (win percentage in parentheses):

1916 Philadelphia Athletics: 19-61-1 (.241)

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1954 Orioles: 31-50 (.383)

1962 New York Mets: 23-58 (.284)

1988 Orioles: 24-57 (.296)

2003 Detroit Tigers: 20-61 (.247)

How each team fared in their 81st game:

1916 Athletics: 7-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians

The Athletics started their longest losing streak of the season -- 20 games -- by dropping the final game of their homestand at Shibe Park against Cleveland. During the 23-game homestand, Philadelphia went 2-21. The Athletics' home record in 1916 was 23-53 and they were outscored 399-231 during those contests.

1954 Orioles: 2-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers

Third baseman Ray Boone was 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs for the Tigers as they topped the Orioles at Briggs Stadium. Orioles right fielder Cal Abrams was 2-for-4 in the loss, while catcher Clint Courtney hit a solo home run with two outs in the ninth to erase the shutout.

1962 Mets: 3-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals

The Mets' modest two-game winning streak ended as they were edged by St. Louis at the Polo Grounds. Cardinals left fielder Stan Musial broke a tie by hitting a solo home run with two outs in the top of the eighth. First baseman Marv Throneberry and catcher Sammy Taylor each hit a solo shot for the Mets in the loss.

1988 Orioles: 5-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox

Catcher Mark Salas was 3-for-3 with a solo home run and two runs scored to lead the White Sox over the Orioles in the series opener on the Fourth of July at Comiskey Park. Orioles first baseman Eddie Murray was 2-for-4 with an RBI, while right fielder Joe Orsulak scored the team's only run.

2003 Tigers: 5-0 win over the Toronto Blue Jays

Starting pitcher Matt Roney only allowed one hit in seven shutout innings as the Tigers blanked Toronto at Comerica Park. The back-to-back wins were Detroit's first since June 3-4 over the San Diego Padres -- almost a month. Tigers relief pitcher Jamie Walker recorded the final four outs for his second career save.

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