Here are some of the impressive stats for the Orioles after they won today 6-3 against Tampa Bay to take two of three in that series.
* Chris Davis had an amazing series, going 7-for-11 with three doubles, three homers and 11 RBIs. He somehow managed to work a single in there. He exits this series batting .636 with a slugging percentage of 1.727 and a 2.420 OPS.
* Davis has hit 10 homers over his last 10 regular season games. He hit one in each game this series and has homered in nine of those 10 games. He joins Frank Robinson from 1966 as the only players in club history to homer in the season’s first three games.
* Against right-handed pitchers in this series, Davis went 6-for-6 with three doubles, two homers and eight RBIs. He posted a 2.500 slugging percentage and OPS of 3.500 against Tampa right-handers.
* The Orioles scored 16 runs in nine games last season at Tropicana Field. In just this series, they scored 20, batting .300 (33-for-110) with 10 doubles and five homers.
* The Orioles won nine of 12 road series last season against American League East opponents and start 1-0 this year.
* The Orioles are now 8-3 against Tampa Bay, including a 5-3 mark in St. Petersburg, since last Aug. 4.
* Today’s winning pitcher, Miguel Gonzalez, gave up just two runs over 6 1/3 innings today. Since allowing seven runs in just 2 2/3 innings in his first career outing versus the Rays, he has pitched to an ERA of 1.40 in his last four starts.
* The Orioles are 12-4 in Gonzalez’s 16 career starts, including a record of 10-2 over his past 12.