2018 Baltimore Orioles season

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The 2018 Baltimore Orioles season was the 118th season in Baltimore Orioles franchise history, the 65th in Baltimore, and the 27th at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.wikipedia
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Baltimore Orioles

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The 2018 Baltimore Orioles season was the 118th season in Baltimore Orioles franchise history, the 65th in Baltimore, and the 27th at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
However, the 2018 team finished with a franchise-worst record of 47–115, prompting the team to move on from Showalter and Duquette following the season's conclusion.

2018 Houston Astros season

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After their 113th loss to the Astros on September 28, they failed to reach the 50 win mark, the first team to fail to do so since the 2003 Tigers who went 43-119 (.265), although the 2019 Tigers failed to do this too.
Houston began the season March 29 against the Texas Rangers and finished the season on September 30 against the Baltimore Orioles.

1988 Baltimore Orioles season

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They suffered their 100th loss of the season on September 7 against the Rays, the first time they did so since 1988.
This was only the second time that the Orioles had lost at least 100 games (the other being their inaugural season of 1954); in addition, the 107 losses would remain a Baltimore record until the 2018 edition broke it, and it was the second-worst overall franchise record, behind only the 1939 St. Louis Browns (43-111), which was also surpassed by the 2018 Orioles, en route to a 47-115 finish.

1962 New York Mets season

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The Mets were the latest team to be 60+ games behind in a division before the 2018 Baltimore Orioles finished 61 games behind the World Series Champion Boston Red Sox.

1939 St. Louis Browns season

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On September 26, they lost the first game of a doubleheader against the Red Sox to set a new overall franchise record with their 112th loss; the old worst mark was .279 in 1939, when they were known as the St. Louis Browns.
The Browns lost a franchise record 111 games—not surpassed until the 2018 Baltimore Orioles (the team moved from St. Louis to Baltimore in )—and finished 64.5 games out of first place.

2018 Tampa Bay Rays season

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They suffered their 100th loss of the season on September 7 against the Rays, the first time they did so since 1988.

2018 Boston Red Sox season

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On September 26, they lost the first game of a doubleheader against the Red Sox to set a new overall franchise record with their 112th loss; the old worst mark was .279 in 1939, when they were known as the St. Louis Browns. They were eliminated from the AL East contention with their 82nd loss to the Red Sox in a double header on August 11.
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2018 Cleveland Indians season

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They were eliminated from the playoff contention entirely with their 87th loss to the Indians on August 19.

2018 New York Yankees season

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On September 22, they reached the 110 loss mark with a 3–2 loss to the Yankees, the first team to have done so since the Astros in 2013 who went 51-111.

2018 Kansas City Royals season

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They significantly failed to improve upon their 80-82 record the previous year, reaching 100+ losses for the first time since 2006 and finishing 58-104, the second-worst record in the 2018 MLB season, ahead of only the Baltimore Orioles, who finished 47-115.

2018 Minnesota Twins season

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The Twins began the season on March 29 on the road against the Baltimore Orioles and ended the season at home against the Chicago White Sox.

2003 Detroit Tigers season

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After their 113th loss to the Astros on September 28, they failed to reach the 50 win mark, the first team to fail to do so since the 2003 Tigers who went 43-119 (.265), although the 2019 Tigers failed to do this too. They had hoped to improve upon their frustrating 75-87 record from the previous season and stay competitive, but instead they finished 47-115; the worst record since the 2003 Tigers and finished last place in the AL East for the second year in a row.
The record would not be threatened until, when the Baltimore Orioles went 47-115.

2018 Toronto Blue Jays season

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The Jays then made their first trip to Camden Yards to take on the Baltimore Orioles.

2018 Washington Nationals season

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Washington kept on rolling as it swept the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in a three-game interleague set that included two shutouts.

Buck Showalter

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On October 3, 2018, it was announced that manager Buck Showalter would not be re-signed by the organization in any capacity, ending his 9-year tenure with the Orioles.