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Orioles’ record this past week (1-2)

Orioles’ Season Record (1-2)

Orioles’ ALE Standings (t-4th, 1.5 GB)

Orioles’ Wild Card Standings (t-7th, 1 GB)

 

Highlights– Dylan Bundy (7 IP, 0 R, 5 H, 1 BB, 7 K)

                      Adam Jones Walk off Opening Day Home Run

                      Pedro Araujo and Nestor Cortes First Major League Appearances and Strikeouts

Lowlights– Andrew Cashner and Kevin Gausman both falter in their 2018 debuts

                     Orioles Outscored 15-5

                     League worst .117 BA   

Overreaction-

Club ace Dylan Bundy is on his way to winning the CY Young after being tied for the league lead in ERA.

Cashner and Gausman are the new Miley and Ubaldo.

The Orioles’ offense is gonna be the worst in the league. Only one home run from the club and one of five teams to not score double digits (second-worst in the league with 5). Only 11 hits, totaling last in the league. One of these was a bunt against the shift that ruffled some feathers. All hope is lost sell now.

The Week Ahead:

4/2 @Astros, 4/3 @Astros, 4/4 @Astros, 4/5 @Yankees, 4/6 @Yankees, 4/7 @Yankees, 4/8 @Yankees

The Orioles face a huge task this week they take on the reigning World Series Champion Houston Astros for a 3 game set. Tonight’s game will be the Astros’ home opener. The Orioles went 1-5 against the Astros last year and were swept in Houston. The Astros outscored the Orioles 38-26. The game to watch in this series is the Wednesday match-up when Dylan Bundy opposes Dallas Keuchel on the mound. Their overall head-to-head record vs. Astros: 19-23.

Following the trip to Houston, the Orioles come back to the East Coast to face the other ALCS competitor when they take on the New York Yankees for a four-game set. The Orioles were 7-12 against the Yankees last year, but only 2-8 in the Bronx. The Yankees outscored the Orioles 154-88 last season. Their overall head-to-head record vs. Yankees: 482-578.  

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