Nineteen games still remain this season, as the birds are currently in the best position possible to make the playoffs.
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Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 14, 2012
Arguably one of the biggest stories in sports this month are the magical Baltimore Orioles. Their dramatic 14th inning win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday has kept the team in the number one position in the American League East. Baltimore's magical season has sparked a surge in ticket sales as TicketHunterOnline announces a 30% reduction for all Orioles tickets for each game remaining in the 2012 season.
Nineteen games still remain this season, as the birds are currently in the best position possible to make the playoffs. Regardless of the outcome of the 2012 season, it will no doubt be one to remember, as their .500 mark this year is their best performance since 1997.
Baltimore's win over the Rays on Thursday was the 27th victory by only a 1 run margin, out of 34 games. Fans have been extremely appreciative of this season's excitement, with highly anticipated challenges in upcoming home games against the Athletics, the Yankees, and the Boston Red Sox.
Their victory on Thursday has given the Orioles a 13-2 extra-inning record.
For being the major underdogs this season, the Orioles have shown to be a force to be reckoned with. Out of the 19 games remaining, if Baltimore does not win the division they will need to obtain at least 1 of the 2 wild-cards to make this season stick.
Orioles outfielder Nate McLouth, who struck the game winning hit off the wall in right field against the Rays, quoted “I like to just put my focus on the game coming up,” McLouth said. “I know the schedule, but as far as saying, ‘We have to win this series in Oakland,’ I say, ‘We just have to win this one game.’ ”
Baltimore is certainly determined to go the distance in 2012.
The team's magical season has been nothing short of incredible to watch, and a huge surge in ticket sales has sparked this past week. Ticket selling kingpin [TicketHunterOnline.com has announced a reduction of all Baltimore Orioles tickets by 30% with promo "WICKED" for the remainder of the season.