Brad Penner-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire
A by the numbers look at the New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles, who meet in the American League Division Series.
When the New York Yankees meet the Baltimore Orioles in the American League Division Series beginning Sunday evening at Camden Yards in Baltimore only one number will really matter. That number is three -- which is how many victories it will take to win the best-of-five playoff series.
Here, though, is a look at some of the numbers, and players, that have shaped the 2012 season for the Yankees and Orioles. These two teams have not met in the playoffs since the 1996 American League Championship Series that made Jeffrey Maier famous.
Season Series: An even 9-9 split.
Yankees: Derek Jeter (.316)
Orioles: Adam Jones (.287)
Yankees: Curtis Granderson (43)
Orioles: Chris Davis (33)
Runs Batted In
Yankees: Curtis Granderson (106)
Orioles: Chris Davis (85)
Yankees: Hiroki Kuroda (16)
Orioles: Wei-Yin Chen (12)
Yankees: Hiroki Kuroda (3.32)
Orioles: Wei-Yin Chen (4.02)
Yankees: CC Sabathia (197)
Orioles: Wei-Yin Chen (168)
Yankees: Rafael Soriano (42)
Orioles: Jim Johnson (51)