The Orioles have passed the mathematical midway point in the 2017 season, so you can’t just double each player’s offensive statistics to project a full season of performance, but with 97 games in the book, it’s easy enough to get a good idea without getting too technical about it. So, here is this year’s midseason report card. Keep in mind that the letter grades and brief analysis here are meant to evaluate each player in the context of his individual role on the team and is not intended to compare any player on the team with any other player.
Note: To be included here, batters must have had at least 10 at-bats and pitchers must have thrown at least 10 innings.
Read more from columnist Peter Schmuck on his blog, "The Schmuck Stops Here," at baltimoresun.com/schmuckblog.
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