We’ve been covering the Orioles in the Lovely Totals all season long. None of the posts are as lovely as this one. It was a great road trip for Buck and the Birds.
6-0 – Orioles season record versus the Los Angeles Angels this season.
2 – Number of shutouts Baltimore’s starters pitched this series.
June 24 vs Florida – Kevin Millwood’s previous win, prior to his 8 inning shutout on August 28.
2.83 – Kevin Millwood’s ERA over his last five starts.
18 – Number of quality starts Orioles’ starters have thrown in Buck Showalter’s 26 games as manager.
16-10 – Buck’s record as a manager this season, passing Dave Trembley’s win total of 15 this season.
1997 – The year in which the Orioles had their last winning August.
4-10, RBI, 2 R – Cesar Izturis’ line from the series versus the Angels.
6-17, 2 RBI, 2 2B – Matt Wieters line on the road trip.
5 – Number of series the Orioles have swept this season.