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The Baltimore Orioles lead the American League East but are experiencing
a mini-funk as they enter a pivotal three-game divisional showdown with
the host Toronto Blue Jays that begins on Friday. The Orioles have lost three
consecutive games, including a 6-2 setback against Minnesota on
Thursday, and have seen their lead over the Blue Jays dwindle to 1 1/2 games.