#Staturday: Zach Britton & Pedro Alvarez Pace Orioles

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GulfBird Sports/Craig Landefeld

Happy Staturday Birdland! The Orioles are winning, Zach Britton is still nasty, and all is right in the world. Let’s get to this week’s stats!

The Orioles have hit ton of home runs this year (163, to be exact) but have lacked triples:

Last night, the Orioles set the MLB record for the longest streak without hitting a triple at fifty-nine games. The Orioles held the previous streak at fifty-eight games, set in 1999. 

Zach Britton is setting records left and right. Here are just a few of them:

Closer Zach Britton now holds the Orioles’ record for most consecutive converted save opportunities at thirty-six.

Zach Britton has pitched in thirty-seven consecutive appearances without allowing an earned run, the third longest streak in MLB history.

Pedro Alvarez’s bat is hot and he is smacking home runs like it’s his job. Oh wait…

Pedro Alvarez has hit five home runs in his last three games and six home runs in his last five games.

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