2010 Orioles: 30-65 (.316)

Notable win-loss records through 96 games (win percentage in parentheses):

1916 Philadelphia Athletics: 19-76-1 (.203)


1954 Orioles: 33-63 (.344)

1962 New York Mets: 24-72 (.250)

1988 Orioles: 31-65 (.323)

2003 Detroit Tigers: 26-70 (.271)

How each team fared in their 96th game:

1916 Athletics: 5-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians

Philadelphia's offense struggled again in the team's 16th consecutive loss. For the fifth straight game, the Athletics failed to score more than two runs as Cleveland won at League Park.

1954 Orioles: 6-4 loss to the Philadelphia Athletics

Starting pitcher Don Larsen hit a solo home run, but his record dropped to 2-13 on the season as the Orioles lost to Philadelphia in the second game of a doubleheader at Connie Mack Stadium. Orioles third baseman Vern Stephens was 3-for-4 with an RBI, while catcher Clint Courtney and right fielder Cal Abrams each added two hits.

1962 Mets: 11-5 loss to the Milwaukee Braves

New York left fielder Frank Thomas hit a three-run home run in the top of the ninth -- his 19th of the season -- but the damage had already been done as the Braves cruised to an easy win at County Stadium. Mets starting pitcher Roger Craig allowed three home runs in five innings, including two to Milwaukee's Eddie Mathews -- as his record dropped to 5-16.

1988 Orioles: 11-8 win over the Minnesota Twins

First baseman Eddie Murray was 3-for-3 with two home runs and five RBIs as the Orioles pounded out 16 hits in a victory over Minnesota at the Metrodome. Orioles right fielder Jim Traber added a two-run shot, and third baseman Rick Schu contributed three hits. Orioles relief pitcher Mike Morgan tossed four scoreless innings for his only win of the year.

2003 Tigers: 10-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox

White Sox designated hitter Frank Thomas was 3-for-4 with two home runs and three RBIs as Chicago pounded the Tigers at U.S. Cellular Field. Right fielder Magglio Ordonez and first baseman Paul Konerko each added three hits and two RBIs for the White Sox. Third baseman Eric Munson knocked in the Tigers' only run with a solo home run.