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|Monday, July 7th, 2031: AL Player of the Week Chosen|
John Curtis of Baltimore was a smashing success this week, winning the Player of the Week Award in the American.
He hit everything the pitchers threw at him, hammering them for a .542 batting average, going 13 for 24 with 3 home runs, 8 RBIs and scoring 8 times.
Year-to-date in 78 games Curtis has compiled a .364 batting average with 118 hits and 15 home runs. He has also scored 52 times and knocked in 66 runs.
|Monday, June 30th, 2031: Star of the Week Picked in AL|
He was a hard-hitting machine all week long. That's why John Curtis of the Baltimore Orioles was named the American Player of the Week.
For the week the 29-year-old left fielder batted .480 (12-25) with 5 home runs, 7 runs and 9 RBIs.
In 72 games this year Curtis has posted a .352 average and put up these numbers: 13 home runs, 60 RBIs and 46 runs scored.
|Thursday, June 26th, 2031: Ben Gamel Gets Hit Number 2500|
Toronto's Ben Gamel got the standing ovation -- but the Baltimore Orioles got the win.
It was a historic day at Skydome. A day when Gamel notched hit #2500 of his career. The fans went wild when he did. Even the Orioles fans applauded.
The Blue Jays center fielder went 1-4 in a losing cause as Baltimore spoiled the party with the 5-4 victory.
In the postgame interview, a downhearted Gamel told the media, "We lost -- It's not about individual accomplishments -- we lost."
When pressed further, he admitted his pride in reaching the 2500-hit mark, "A lot of great players never get there. I'm proud, but I would be happier if we had won."
Looking at his all-time stats, Gamel has a career .342 average with 2500 hits, 338 doubles, 35 triples, 225 home runs and 1124 RBIs to date. He has scored 1493 runs, walked 1148 times and stolen 194 bases.
|Record overall||51-41, .554 PCT|
|Position in Division||3rd, 11.5 GB|
|Record at home||26-18, .591 PCT|
|Record on the road||25-23, .521 PCT|
|Record in X-inning games||5-4, .556 PCT|
|Record in one-run games||11-7, .611 PCT|
|Record versus LHP||9-13, .409 PCT|
|Record versus RHP||42-28, .600 PCT|
|Record last 10 games||5-5, .500 PCT|
|Record in April||9-12, .429 PCT|
|Record in May||16-12, .571 PCT|
|Record in June||16-11, .593 PCT|
|Record in July||10-6, .625 PCT|
|Team Batting Stats & Rankings|
|Batting Average||.296 - 3rd in AL|
|On-Base Percentage||.380 - 4th in AL|
|Slugging Percentage||.485 - 8th in AL|
|On-Base + Slugging||.865 - 6th in AL|
|Runs Scored||581 - 7th in AL|
|Hits||977 - 3rd in AL|
|Extra-Base Hits||336 - 8th in AL|
|Home Runs||132 - 8th in AL|
|Bases-On-Balls||393 - 4th in AL|
|Strikeouts||427 - 3rd in AL|
|Stolen Bases||73 - 7th in AL|
|Team Pitching Stats & Rankings|
|Earned Run Average ||5.73 - 8th in AL|
|Starters' ERA||5.82 - 8th in AL|
|Bullpen ERA||5.59 - 6th in AL|
|Runs allowed||577 - 8th in AL|
|Hits allowed||901 - 4th in AL|
|Opponents AVG||.279 - 5th in AL|
|BABIP||.317 - 12th in AL|
|Home Runs allowed||128 - 3rd in AL|
|Bases-On-Balls||473 - 11th in AL|
|Strikeouts||658 - 1st in AL|