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Apologies in advance: This Gleyber Torres stat will be upsetting for Orioles fans

Apologies in advance: This Gleyber Torres stat will be upsetting for Orioles fans

Gleyber Torres owns the Baltimore Orioles now. 

That's it. That's all you need to know.

Why, you ask? Torres his his fifth multi-home run game agaisnt the Orioles on Monday. That's his fifth in this season alone, the most by any player against any team in a season in MLB history, according to Katie Sharp.

Oh, and with those two home runs--one in the the fifth inning and one in the sixth inning--Torres now has a total of 13 homers against the Orioles in 2019, one fewer than the all-time record Lou Gehrig set agaisnt Cleveland in 1936 (14) and the most any one player has against any one opponent in the divisional era.

Nothing is better than Gary Thorne's call of Torres' 13th homer.

Sheesh.

(Oh, and Baltimore intentionally walked Torres in the eighth inning, with New York ahead 11-6 and the Yankees with two men on and two outs.)

Maybe this person on Twitter has the right idea...

Either way, Gleyber Torres has put on a show against Baltimore this season. And it's not over yet. 

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Orioles' 2021 schedule is released, looks similar to 2020

Orioles' 2021 schedule is released, looks similar to 2020

Though the 2020 MLB season has not yet begun, the 2021 MLB schedule was released on Thursday. For the Baltimore Orioles, next year's campaign is somewhat similar to the condensed season they'll begin playing starting at the end of July.

Much like this year, Baltimore will open up the season on the road against the Boston Red Sox. The three-game series will take place from April 1-4, with an off day scheduled after the first game of the series. Opening Day for all 30 teams will be on April 1.

As for interleague play, the Orioles face the same National League opponents they'll see in 2020. Facing off against the NL East, Baltimore will play the Marlins and the Phillies on the road, and host the Braves and Mets. They'll also have the standard home-road series with the Nationals. Games at Nationals Park will be played on May 21-23, while the matchups at OPACY will be on July 23-25.

RELATED: O'S 2020 SCHEDULE

Sticking with the theme, the Orioles will close the season with a three-game road series against the Toronto Blue Jays, just like they do in 2020. The 2021 regular season will come to a close on October 3.

There are really two main differences between the Orioles 2020 and 2021 schedules, and in a normal season, they wouldn't be as noticeable. First, the plan is to once again have 162 games be played in the next campaign. That means Baltimore will get the opportunity to play teams from the AL West and AL Central, something that was eliminated this year.

The release of the 2021 schedule came at an unexpected time, as baseball just figured out 2020 earlier in the month. There were no prior hints that a drop was coming, and it's the earliest the league has ever released the schedule for the following year.  

A 60-game season in 2020 may slightly delay Baltimore's plan for the future in terms of prospects, but 2021 could still prove to be the year that faces of the rebuild like Adley Rutschman make their MLB debuts.

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Orioles' 60-game 2020 season begins with Opening Day on the road in Boston

Orioles' 60-game 2020 season begins with Opening Day on the road in Boston

Baseball is coming.

Major League Baseball announced its 2020 schedule on Monday evening, as each of the league's 30 clubs found out their 60-game slate for this year's pandemic-shortened season. For the Baltimore Orioles, that means an away date with the Boston Red Sox when the sport returns.

Baltimore will travel to Boston for a three-game series with rival Red Sox, starting on Friday, July 24, to begin its 2020 season. After a quick two-game series with the Miami Marlins following their weekend series in Boston, Baltimore returns home for an eight-game homestand beginning with the team's home opener on July 29 against Miami.

The Orioles are scheduled for a 10-game homestand from August 14-23, hosting series with the Washington Nationals, Toronto Blue Jays and Boston Red Sox.

However, the O's will head on the road for over a week immediately after, as Baltimore will play seven consecutive games away from Camden Yards from August 25-31.

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The New York Yankees, arguably Baltimore's toughest opponent this season, first come to Baltimore on August 3 for a three-game series. Baltimore will have an extended stay in New York from September 8-13, as they are scheduled for a two-game series with the Mets before a four-game set with the Yankees.

Baltimore's season will conclude with two road series, beginning in Boston from September 22-24 before traveling to Toronto from September 25-27.

You can see the full schedule below:

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