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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. seven -- the number of Orioles hitters who struck out 100 or more times in 2012, the most in baseball history. The Orioles swung for the fences in 2012 and it often paid off as they ranked second in the majors with 214 home runs. They also struck out a lot, finishing with 1,315, sixth most in baseball. They made history while doing so. According to Sports Illustrated, the Orioles were the first team in baseball history to have seven batters strike out 100 or more times in one season. Chris Davis led the team with 169, but he and Mark Reynolds were the only two players with...

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