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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. 72 -- number of doubles Manny Machado is on pace to hit in 2013. Somewhat surprisingly, the 20-year-old third baseman did not have a double in Tuesday night's 9-3 loss to the Washington Nationals. But Machado had hit five doubles in the five previous games, raising his season total to a league-leading 23 doubles, four more than Boston’s Mike Napoli. With 23 doubles in 52 games, Machado is on pace to hit 72 over a 162-game season, which would break Earl Webb's all-time record of 67 doubles in a single season. Sustaining that pace won’t be easy for Machado,...

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