Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 9/22/12
8 a.m.: The Orioles are fighting for a playoff spot. The Red Sox are fighting to avoid last place. The Orioles are 6-1 at Fenway Park this season. The Red Sox are 4-9 against the Birds overall. The Orioles are having a magical year. The Red Sox have had a disasterous one. Welcome to Bizarro World. For the first time since 1997, Boston will end a season with a losing record, and Baltimore will end a season with a winning record. That's 15 seasons, a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away. The two sides get back to...

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