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Baltimore Orioles: 3 Reasons They Can Upend the New York Yankees in the ALDS
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Orioles celebrating their victory over the Rangers Oct.5.

On Oct. 5, the Baltimore Orioles proved the word "fluke" has no business being applied to their ball club. This team is for real.

The Baltimore Orioles have proved the doubters wrong this season. After securing a wild-card spot last week, they defeated a very good Texas Rangers club in MLB's first set of one-game wild-card elimination games.

Do these resilient Orioles have what it takes to defeat this veteran New York Yankees team in the ALDS?

The answer is yes.

In 17 games this season against the Yankees, the Orioles were able to collect nine wins. They know this Yankees team very well after spending the majority of September trying to keep pace with them in the division.

Now, they will have to keep pace on a larger stage with much more at stake.

The series, which begins Sunday night at 6 p.m. ET at Camden Yards in Baltimore, is what Orioles fans have been waiting for since their last playoff appearance in 1997.

Here are three reasons why the Baltimore Orioles have a chance to advance to the ALCS.

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