Strange but true facts from the Orioles' historic month of home runs

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The Schmuck Stops Here Peter Schmuck's musings on the local and national sports scene
The curious case of Chris Tillman in June

Chris Tillman has some interesting numbers in the month of June over the course of his career.

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Homer-happy Orioles need to keep focus on what got them to this point

Obviously, every Orioles fan is hoping that the club's power-laden lineup turns Seattle into another boomtown starting tonight at Safeco Field, but it's more important for the O's to keep doing exactly what has helped them build a 5 1/2-game lead over the Red Sox and Blue Jays in the American League East.

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Schmuck: Manny Machado's major league-best consecutive-games streak comes to a close

When Manny Machado rejoined the Orioles this weekend, he was tied with a few hundred other players for the shortest consecutive-games streak in baseball.

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Peter Schmuck's Orioles grades for June 20

Every week, Orioles columnist Peter Schmuck will grade the performance of the Orioles in five categories. The letter grades are not directly tied to any particular statistic, but are representative of a cumulative evaluation of everything – tangible or intangible – that falls under that particular category.

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Orioles closer Zach Britton figured things out just in time to record his 21st save

Zach Britton spun out of control for a couple of batters Saturday, but made the right pitch just in time to save the game.

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Orioles' Yovani Gallardo throws five solid innings in comeback start

Yovani Gallardo comes back from two months on the disabled list to pitch five solid innings against the Blue Jays.

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