Get unlimited digital access to baltimoresun.com. $0.99 for 4 weeks.

Topics

Jason Grilli
Five Baltimore Orioles stats that stand out this week
Five Baltimore Orioles stats that stand out this week

Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles. 58.9 -- the number of saves Orioles closer Jim Johnson is on pace for this season. Jim Johnson got his 12th save in Tuesday night's 4-3 win over the Kansas City Royals, tying him for second in baseball behind Jason Grilli of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Johnson has converted all 12 save opportunities in 2013. We are nearing the quarter pole of the 2013 season, and Johnson is on pace to record more than 50 saves for a second straight season (he had a club-record 51 in 2012). Only two players in major league history, Mariano Rivera and Eric Gagne, have had multiple 50-save...

Loading