Raise your hand if at the beginning of 2012 you thought the Orioles would go 43-29 against the AL East, win 16 straight extra-inning games, earn a Wild Card spot, end the Rangers season, and push the Yankees to the limit in a playoff series.
And yet it happened. Naysayers will point to a run differential of just +7 on the season and chances are the Orioles will have to find a way to get more run production if the team does not want to rely on luck to get back to the postseason. It was a quiet offseason, as the Orioles had a host of arbitration eligible players who were due for a raise. That means there was no marquee free-agent signing, but the core of last year's team remains intact as the Orioles again play underdog in what may be baseball's most competitive division.
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