The Orioles' win Friday was their 11th series-opening victory in their last 13. The Orioles are 28-17 in series openers, including 15-7 at home. … The Orioles' bullpen entered Saturday's game with a 1.57 ERA over their past 33 games, during which they lowered their season ERA from 3.49 to 3.02. Orioles relievers own the AL's fourth-best ERA. … The Orioles entered Saturday's game with a 14-16 record against the AL Central. They are 63-40 against the rest of baseball. … Both Nelson Cruz and Davis hit two grand slams this season. The last Orioles player to his three slams in a season was Chris Hoiles in 1998. … Former Orioles outfielder Nolan Reimold made his debut with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday, starting in left field and hitting eighth. … Triple-A Norfolk went into Saturday's game with a 3.01 team ERA in August, lowest in the International League this month. … Norfolk added right-handed pitcher Matt Bischoff from Double-A Bowie and reassigned right-hander Josh Stinson to the Gulf Coast League. … The Orioles are slated to face right-hander Mat Latos (Tuesday), right-hander Dylan Axelrod (Wednesday) and right-hander Mike Leake (Thursday) in their three-game interleague series against the Cincinnati Reds this week.