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Blue Jays vs. Orioles: By the numbers

Blue Jays vs. Orioles: By the numbers

Posted by PanamericanWorld on October 03, 2016

The Toronto Blue Jays host the Baltimore Orioles at the Rogers Centre on Tuesday night (8:08 p.m. ET) in a winner-take-all American League wild-card matchup.

    What can past performances tell us about who will win? Here are some of the key facts and figures ahead of the big game.

    Head-to-head

    Season series: Blue Jays won 10-9.

    Season series at Rogers Centre: Blue Jays won 6-4.

    Season series games decided by one run: 42 per cent (8).

    Season series one-run games won: Tied (4).

    Home runs hit, head-to-head: Blue Jays 29, Orioles 28.

    The Past

    Historical record head-to-head: Blue Jays lead 320-280.

    Historical record head-to-head at Rogers Centre: Blue Jays lead 136-86.

    Historical record in wild-card playoff: Blue Jays 0-0, Orioles 1-0.

    Historical playoff record vs. one another: Toronto and Baltimore have never met in a post-season game.

    Historical post-season record: Toronto – 26-26 (50 per cent), Baltimore – 54-43 (55.7 per cent)

    The Present: Batting

    Stats from the 2016 MLB season, with American League rank in parenthesis

    Home runs
    Orioles: 253 (1st)
    Blue Jays: 221 (3rd)

    On-base percentage
    Blue Jays: .330 (3rd)
    Orioles: .317 (10th)

    Strikeouts
    Blue Jays: 1,362 (4th)
    ​Orioles: 1,324 (5th)

    Walks
    Blue Jays: 632 (1st)
    ​Orioles: 468 (10th)

    Stolen bases
    Blue Jays: 54 (13th)
    Orioles: 19 (15th)

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