Your Baltimore Orioles continue to hang in the race in the American League with another fantastic extra inning win. On Sunday, Baltimore edged Tampa Bay 1-0 and secured a winning road trip against the Yankees and Rays.
Here are a few crazy stats from your friendly local Orioles beat writers:
- The Orioles are now 57-51 and stand in second place. On August 5, 2011, the O’s were 43-66. On August 5, 2010 they were 35-73.
- In the Orioles 36 extra innings played they season, they have outscored opponents 24-5.
- The Orioles have won 11 consecutive extra-innings games, the second longest streak from any team in the last 27 seasons.
- The Birds have won 10 straight one-run games.
- Baltimore won their series in Tampa Bay by scoring just 5 runs with no home runs and three extra-base hits. Their team ERA was 0.67 and starters ERA was 0.92 in that three game series.
Sing it with me now, “something magic happens…“