2010 Orioles: 31-66 (.320)

Notable win-loss records through 98 games (win percentage in parentheses):

1916 Philadelphia Athletics: 19-78-1 (.199)


1954 Orioles: 35-63 (.357)

1962 New York Mets: 25-73 (.255)

1988 Orioles: 31-67 (.316)

2003 Detroit Tigers: 26-72 (.265)

How each team fared in their 98th game:

1916 Athletics: 5-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians

The Indians completed a four-game sweep on Aug. 6, 1916, over Philadelphia at League Park, sending the Athletics to their 18th consecutive loss. The Athletics' losing streak started on July 21 with a 7-2 loss to the Indians at Shibe Park in Philadelphia.

1954 Orioles: 2-1 win over the Washington Senators

Pinch hitter Bobby Young hit an RBI single in the bottom of the seventh as the Orioles edged Washington in front of an announced 11,091 fans at Memorial Stadium. Orioles catcher Clint Courtney was 2-for-3 with an RBI, while starting pitcher Joe Coleman picked up his 10th victory of the season after tossing a complete game. Senators third baseman Eddie Yost hit a double and scored a run.

1962 Mets: 1-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals

Mets starting pitcher Al Jackson outdueled the Cardinals' Bob Gibson as New York pulled out a one-run victory in the first game of a doubleheader at Busch Stadium. Jackson tossed a complete game for the Mets, allowing nine hits, while Gibson gave up one unearned run and seven hits in eight innings for St. Louis. New York catcher Choo Choo Coleman scored the game's only run, while left fielder Bobby Smith had two doubles for the Cardinals.

1988 Orioles: 7-3 loss to the Cleveland Indians

Left fielder Larry Sheets was 2-for-3 with two RBIs, but the Orioles were handed a loss in the series opener against the Indians at Cleveland Stadium. Orioles second baseman Billy Ripken was 2-for-5 with a double and an RBI, while right fielder Joe Orsulak and catcher Terry Kennedy also added two hits each. Designated hitter Terry Francona was 3-for-5 with an RBI for the Indians, while right fielder Cory Snyder hit a solo home run.

2003 Tigers: 7-4 loss to the Boston Red Sox

First baseman Carlos Pena was a single shy of the cycle, but the Tigers were swept in a two-game series by the Red Sox at Fenway Park. Detroit left fielder Dmitri Young and third baseman Eric Munson also homered in the loss. Boston first baseman Kevin Millar and catcher Jason Varitek hit back-to-back home runs against Tigers starting pitcher Mike Maroth in the bottom of the fourth. Maroth's record dropped to 5-14 on the season.