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August 30 - September 1, at New York Yankees
Somehow, despite the injuries, the Yankees are still in playoff contention. Their upcoming series with the Birds at Yankee Stadium could give either team some extra hope in their hunt for October.
September 5-8, vs. Chicago White Sox
If a team wants to make the playoffs, it has to beat the teams it is supposed to beat. A four-game series against a struggling White Sox team is a perfect opportunity for the O's to make up some ground on the rest of the contenders.
September 2-4, at Cleveland Indians
The Indians are in the same boat as the Orioles: outside looking in, but still with hope. The two meet in Cleveland at the beginning of September and will try to knock each other out of the wild-card race.
September 9-12, vs. New York Yankees
The final meeting between the O's and the Bronx Bombers will be a four-game set at Camden Yards. Both teams will be looking to keep pace in the race for the playoffs, and a series sweep could make or break either team's chances.
September 24-26, vs. Toronto Blue Jays
The Blue Jays may not be in playoff contention, but they have played the Orioles tough this season, winning seven of the previous 13 meetings this year. They'll look to play spoilers as they visit Camden Yards in the second-to-last series of the season.