The Orioles will play their home opener in front of a hopeful crowd Thursday, fielding what many expect to be their best team in years. They’ll do so, however, with uncertainty looming over the club: The team’s lease with the state, which owns Oriole Park, expires at the end of this year. That lease binds the club to Baltimore, and while it’s immensely unlikely the team would actually relocate, a long-term agreement is still an essential order of business.
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April 5, 2023