Here are some notes on several Orioles hitters as the club begins this big three-game, weekend series at Oakland.
* Robert Andino: Is 2-for-18 over his last five games and is 5-for-11 vs. Oakland.
* Chris Davis: Over his past 18 games, he's batting .323 (21-for-65) with seven homers and 12 RBIs. He is 10-for-21 (.476) this year with two homers and six RBIs vs. Oakland.
* Lew Ford: Has three homers over his last 29 at-bats.
* J.J. Hardy: In the last 10 games, he is batting .333 (14-for-42) with four doubles, three homers and 10 RBIs.
* Adam Jones: Hit .341 during a 10-game batting streak that ended yesterday vs. Tampa Bay. Has 16 RBIs over his past 27 games.
* Manny Machado: Has just three hits his last 21 at-bats, but, over his last 13 games, is batting .315 with six multi-hit games.
* Nate McLouth: Hit .370 (10-for-27) during the Orioles seven-game homestand with four doubles.
* Mark Reynolds: Is just 1-for-14 over his last four games but has homered five times in his last nine games and nine times in the last 13.
* Matt Wieters: Went 5-for-7 with two doubles and three RBIs in Tampa series. Has 24 RBIs over his past 30 games.
Even though they scored six runs total in the last two games, the Orioles scored 38 runs in the seven games on the homestand and have scored 66 in their last 11 games.
They have scored 33 runs in six games against Oakland with a team batting average of .295 and OPS of .805.