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ALDS: Yankees vs. Orioles, by the numbers

A by the numbers look at the New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles, who meet in the American League Division Series.

Brad Penner-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

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.

Records

Yankees: 95-67
Orioles: 93-69
Season Series: An even 9-9 split.

Team leaders

Batting
Yankees: Derek Jeter (.316)
Orioles: Adam Jones (.287)

Home Runs
Yankees: Curtis Granderson (43)
Orioles: Chris Davis (33)

Runs Batted In
Yankees: Curtis Granderson (106)
Orioles: Chris Davis (85)

Pitching
Wins
Yankees: Hiroki Kuroda (16)
Orioles: Wei-Yin Chen (12)

ERA
Yankees: Hiroki Kuroda (3.32)
Orioles: Wei-Yin Chen (4.02)

Strikeouts
Yankees: CC Sabathia (197)
Orioles: Wei-Yin Chen (168)

Saves
Yankees: Rafael Soriano (42)
Orioles: Jim Johnson (51)

-- Numbers compiled by YES Network