One of the main reasons for the team's sudden success was the growth of many of the team's players, such as center fielder Adam Jones or DH Chris Davis.
Since the Orioles are a young team, much of their core group of players figures to continue to grow, in turn making the team stronger. Based on what happened with many of the players in 2012, it wouldn't be hard to believe more of the same could be on the horizon for the 2013 season.
Predicting growth in the game of baseball is never an exact science. However, I all but guarantee that you'll see some steps forward from the following players during the 2013 season.