I hope to bring to the table this season another way of looking at the week that was…
Each Monday or Tuesday, I will give the baseball junkie his fix… STATS!!!
Baseball fans love numbers. They love to swirl them around their mouths like Bordeaux wine. ~Pat Conroy
Here are your Oriole leaders for week 1:
Batting Avg: .538 Luke (I’m your FATHER) Scott… Yee-Ha!
Runs Scored: 6, Cowboy Up! Kevin Millar.
Hits: 7 each for Millar and Scott
Doubles: 2 each for Millar, Scott and Aubrey Huff.
Triples: no Oriole hit a triple last week.
Home Run: 1 each for Millar, Brian Roberts, Melvin Mora, Ramon Hernandez and Huff.
RBIs: 6, Aubrey Huff
Total Bases: 12, Millar
Stolen Bases: 3, Brian Roberts
Sac Flies: 2 each for Luis Hernandez and Ramon Hernandez
Walks: 7, Brian Roberts
Strikeouts: 4, Adam Jones
GIDP: 2, Aubrey Huff
OBP: .600, Scott
Wins: Starters: Traschel. Relievers: Matt Albers, Dennis Sarfate and Jamie Walker.
Losses: Starters: Guthrie. Relievers: No relief pitcher took a loss last week.
Saves: 3, George Sherrill
ERA: Starters:6.41(19 earned runs in 26.2)Relievers 0.98 (2 ER in 18.1)
Strikeouts: Starters: 4, Guthrie and Adam Loewen. Relievers: 3, Walker, Sarfate and
No Oriole pitcher threw a complete game or had a shutout.
The record for the week 4-1 with one rain out.
The Orioles have seven games scheduled this week. One with the Mariners on Monday. They will play 3 in Texas and 3 more in Tampa Bay.
If there was something I missed, please feel free to let me know. I want this to be a fan friendly blog.
By the way… I love stats!!!
[I]You can’t sit on a lead and run a few plays into the line and just kill the clock. You’ve got to throw the ball over the goddamn plate and give the other man his chance. That’s why baseball is the greatest game of them all. ~Earl Weaver