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Red Sox crushed by Orioles to finish ugly year at Fenway Park

Posted On: Sep 25, 2020   |   Posted By: Boston Herald

Orioles 10, Red Sox 1
Fenway Park won't host another Red Sox game until 2021.
The takeaways:
1. The stakes
There's a lot at stake for the Red Sox in the final weekend of the 2020 MLB season.
Thursday night, they finished their home portion of the 2020 schedule with an 11-20 record. It's the second straight season they've had a losing record at Fenway Park.
They finished 5-5 against the Orioles (24-33), who were widely considered the worst team in baseball heading into the season. With one more loss, the Sox can secure last place in the American League East for the fourth time in nine seasons. They've also finished first four times and third once.
The Red Sox fell to 22-35 overall. Only the Rangers (19-37) and the Pirates (18-39) have worse records.
This weekend, the Sox will play three games with the Braves (34-22), who already have first place locked up in the National League East and might not be trying all that hard.
If the Sox can lose out, they have a chance at the No. 2 overall pick in next year's MLB...

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