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Game 3: Baltimore Orioles vs. Minnesota Twins, 7:05 p.m. Gamethread

If we win one (today), that's called a winning streak. It has happened before. No Jones for the O's, but Rickard leads off and both Reimold and Joseph make their first appearances of the season.

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The Orioles are doing just amazing right now. They ignored all of the bad mouthing the team got in the offseason that said they would be in the cellar of the American League East. Heck, some even thought they might be the worst team in the entire AL.

The pitching staff? Terrible. Not a single ace on it, right? HA! Did you see how incredible Chris Tillman was in two innings? And then Yovani Gallardo followed that up with a nice five-inning outing. The entire bullpen, aside from Mychal Givens, has been perfect.

We knew they would score runs, but it would all be with the long ball, right? No!! The O's have just one bomb so far, but it was a solo shot. Yet, they have managed to win both games. Sure, they didn't score a lot, but they did just enough to win and at the end of the day that's all that really matters.

Joey Rickard is a stud. Mark Trumbo has been a marvelous addition. The defense is all as good as it has been in years past. These boys are destined for postseason baseball. NOTHING CAN STOP US NOW!!

We are all screwed.

Today's Lineups

Brian Dozier - 2B Joey Rickard - CF
Danny Santana - RF Nolan Reimold - LF
Joe Mauer - 1B Manny Machado - 3B
Miguel Sano - DH Chris Davis - 1B
Trevor Plouffe - 3B Mark Trumbo - RF
Eddie Rosario - LF J.J. Hardy - SS
Eduardo Escobar - SS Pedro Alvarez - DH
John Ryan Murphy - C Jonathan Schoop - 2B
Byron Buxton - CF Caleb Joseph - C
Phil Hughes - RHP Ubaldo Jimenez - RHP