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After tonight's 16-run outburst, the O's are now tied for fourth in the AL in runs  scored per game, with 4.88.

They easily lead the league in runs/game since the all-star break, at 5.80.    In August, they're averaging 6.04 runs/game.

The O's also have hit 44 homers in 23 games this month.    They've already hit more homers and scored more runs in August  than in any prior month this year, with six games remaining.

 

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With their 4 homers last night, the O's passed 200 homers for the 6th consecutive year.    Right now they are tied with Houston for 2nd in the league with 203, one behind Texas.    (Both Texas and Houston have played one fewer game than the Orioles, though.)

Since the all star break, the O's have hit 80 homers.    No other AL team has more than 69.

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17 hours ago, Frobby said:

Make that 55 homers in 28 games.    Last June, they hit 56 in 28 games.   Remember what a big deal that was at the time?     This homer streak has gone mostly under the radar.   

Probably in part because the 8 in the last two games accelerated the pace big time.

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58 minutes ago, BohKnowsBmore said:

Probably in part because the 8 in the last two games accelerated the pace big time.

We're also getting power from another position now (shortstop). Imagine if Trumbo rediscovers his stroke in September.

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3 minutes ago, LA2 said:

We're also getting power from another position now. Imagine if Trumbo rediscovers his stroke in September.

I feel like Trumbo and Davis are swinging the bat much better lately, even if the results don't say so. Trumbo seems to be close, Davis actually getting some results as of late.

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30 minutes ago, TradeAngelos said:

I feel like Trumbo and Davis are swinging the bat much better lately, even if the results don't say so. Trumbo seems to be close, Davis actually getting some results as of late.

I've seen it in Crush's at-bats, but not Trumbo's really yet. Hope he can buck his career trend of not doing so well in September (5th worst of the six months).

(Juat in case, our new power position I was referring to was, of course, SS.)

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1 hour ago, Frobby said:

With their 4 homers last night, the O's passed 200 homers for the 6th consecutive year.    Right now they are tied with Houston for 2nd in the league with 203, one behind Texas.    (Both Texas and Houston have played one fewer game than the Orioles, though.)

Since the all star break, the O's have hit 80 homers.    No other AL team has more than 69.

Nice to see the Orioles (nearly) back where they belong!

I skipped the HR tracker thread this year and never got any feedback - it's like it's nothing special anymore.

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1 hour ago, Frobby said:

With 2 homers tonight, the Orioles took over the AL lead with 205, to 204 for Texas and Houston.    However, those teams have played one fewer game.

The O's hit 57 homers in 29 games this month, and averaged just over 6 runs per game.

With mediocre pitching we'd be in first place. What a shame.

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