Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the
58.9 -- the number of saves Orioles closer
Jim Johnson got his 12th save in Tuesday night's 4-3 win over the
two -- games in which an O's starter has gone seven innings.
The Orioles are 19th in baseball with 16 quality starts, but only twice this season has an O's starter lasted through the seventh inning.
eight -- straight scoreless appearances for
Starter-turned-reliever Tommy Hunter had a rough start to the season, allowing three solo home runs in his first three appearances, after which he had an ERA of 7.36. But since giving up two home runs in a win over the
.649 -- Baltimore's winning percentage since July 29, 2012.
Only three major league teams have a better record this season than the Orioles, who are 20-13 but trail the Boston Red Sox by a game in the
10 -- home runs for former Orioles slugger
The Orioles declined to pick up an $11 million option on Mark Reynolds this past offseason. He hit 60 home runs in two seasons with the Orioles, but he was prone to strikeouts and miscues in the field, making him a polarizing player in Baltimore. He signed a one-year deal with Cleveland, and so far this season, he is leading the