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April 02, 1993

0 Number of extra-base hits Arthur Rhodes has given up to left-handed batters.

1 Number of grand slams Eddie Murray needs to tie Willie McCovey for second place at 18.

4 Number of players who have reached double figures in home runs every season since 1980: Harold Baines, Eddie Murray, Andre Dawson and Lance Parrish.

6 Number of consecutive seasons switch-hitting Orioles second baseman Harold Reynolds has hit for a higher average from the right side of the plate.

8 The Orioles are trying to become the eighth team to play host to an All-Star Game and World Series in the same season.

9 Number of victories Nolan Ryan (319-287) needs to pass Steve Carlton for eighth on baseball's all-time victories list.

10 Cal Ripken is looking to make his 10th All-Star Game start. He holds the AL record of nine starts by a shortstop.

11 Number of home runs Glenn Davis needs to reach 200 and become the first Davis in major-league history with that number. But Chili Davis has 197.

12 Number of home runs Brady Anderson will hit in 1993, according to STATS projections. Anderson had 21 last season.

13 Number of wins Bert Blyleven needs for 300.

14 Number of Hall of Famers in the 1958 All-Star Game in Baltimore.

15.5 Major-league low percentage of potential base-stealers .

Orioles catcher Chris Hoiles threw out last season.

18 Rank of Orioles pitcher Brad Pennington on Baseball America's list of the Top 100 Prospects.

19 Rank of Orioles outfielder Jeffrey Hammonds on Baseball America's list of Top 100 prospects.

21.8 Percent chance Cal Ripken has of reaching 3,000 hits, according to STATS projections.

22 Career-high number of home runs Leo Gomez will hit this season, according to STATS projections.

23 Number of home runs Cal Ripken will hit this season, according to STATS projections.

24.6 Percent chance ex-Oriole Eddie Murray has of reaching 3,000 hits, according to STATS projections.

26 Number of games Carlton Fisk needs for 2,500 in his career.

27 Number of years Nolan Ryan will have pitched in the big leagues after 1993.

30 Number of innings Bert Blyleven needs to reach 5,000. Also, number of starts it might take for him to reach it.

33.9 Major-league-best number of innings Gregg Olson pitches for every home run he gives up.

35 Major-league-record number of years between Baltimore's first All-Star Game and this year's.

59 Number of consecutive home sellouts by the Orioles, one short of Blue Jays' major-league record.

134 Number of hits Dave Winfield needs to reach 3,000.

154 Number of hits Carlton Fisk needs to reach 2,500.

162 Number of games Cal Ripken needs to play this season to tie Mark Belanger for second on Orioles' all-time list.

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