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Orioles' Gunnar Henderson: Gets breather Friday
Henderson is not in the lineup Friday versus the Red Sox.
Henderson will get a breather after the Orioles clinched the American League East title Thursday. Jorge Mateo is playing shortstop and batting ninth Friday as Ramon Urias handles the hot corner and hits eighth.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Gunnar Henderson: Provides offense with 28th homer
Henderson went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Tuesday's win over the Nationals.
The 22-year-old further bolstered his campaign for AL Rookie of the Year, taking Josiah Gray deep for a leadoff solo homer that turned out to be the difference in Tuesday's 1-0 victory. After Henderson endured a somewhat slow start to his first full season, he has posted a slugging percentage of .500 or better in each of the final four months, resulting in a season-long slash line of .260/.329/.498 with 28 doubles, nine triples, 28 home runs, 82 RBI, 99 runs scored, 10 steals and a 155:55 strikeout-to-walk ratio across 607 plate appearances. His hard-hit rate of 52.0 percent ranks as the 14th-highest in the majors this year, sandwiching the rookie between Yordan Alvarez and Mike Trout in the category. It's safe to say Henderson will be a fixture in the heart of Baltimore's potent offense for years to come.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Gunnar Henderson: Reaches 10-steal mark
Henderson went 1-for-4 with a walk, a stolen base and one run scored in Saturday's 2-1 win over the Guardians.
The steal was Henderson's 10th of the season, and his first since he swiped two bags Aug. 28 versus the White Sox. The infielder continues to impress in September, batting .297 (30-for-101) with 15 extra-base hits over 22 contests this month. He's up to a .260/.329/.496 slash line with 27 home runs, 81 RBI, 98 runs scored, 28 doubles and nine triples through 143 games. Henderson continues to be a strong fit atop the Orioles' lineup and is a strong candidate to win AL Rookie of the Year.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Gunnar Henderson: Three hits, three runs in win
Henderson went 3-for-5 with a triple and three runs scored in Monday's 8-7 win over the Astros.
Three was Henderson's lucky number Monday, as he logged his fourth three-hit effort of September. His solid hitting atop the lineup paid off each time as the Orioles brought him home three times in a back-and-forth contest. Henderson is batting .313 with a .958 OPS in September, and he's up to a .261/.329/.503 slash line with 27 home runs, 79 RBI, 94 runs scored, nine stolen bases, 26 doubles and nine triples over 139 contests this season.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Gunnar Henderson: Huge day against Rays
Henderson went 3-for-5 with a two-run home run, an additional RBI and an additional run scored in Saturday's victory over the Rays.
Henderson scored in each of the first two innings, coming around to score after belting a leadoff single in the first before launching a two-run home run in the second off Tyler Glasnow. The long ball was Henderson's fifth of his last 12 games, a stretch in which he's 18-for-56 (.321) with 12 RBI and 11 runs scored.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Gunnar Henderson: Jumps to leadoff spot
Henderson is starting at shortstop and batting leadoff Friday versus the Rays.
The 22-year-old has mostly been hitting second for the Orioles in recent weeks, with Adley Rutschman handling leadoff duties, but those two will swap spots in Friday's game against Tampa Bay. Henderson is slashing .319/.355/.625 over his last 76 plate appearances dating back to Aug. 28.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Gunnar Henderson: Smacks homer Thursday
Henderson went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Thursday's 4-3 loss to the Rays.
The blast extended Henderson's hitting streak to seven games. In that span, he's gone 12-for-32 with three homers and six RBI. He's lifted four homers in September and 26 for the year while slashing .259/.330/.500 over 135 contests. The rookie infielder has added 76 RBI, 89 runs scored, nine stolen bases, 26 doubles and eight triples, and he's been one of the Orioles' most consistent hitters in the second half.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Gunnar Henderson: Homers in three-hit game
Henderson went 3-for-5 with a solo home run and two additional runs scored in Monday's 11-5 win over the Cardinals.
Henderson has three homers, 10 RBI and eight extra-base hits while going 15-for-49 (.306) over his last 10 games. The rookie infielder padded the Orioles' lead with his sixth-inning solo shot Monday. He's up to 25 homers 75 RBI, 87 runs scored and nine stolen bases while slashing .257/.328/.492 over 132 contests in his first full big-league campaign.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Gunnar Henderson: Stays hot Saturday
Henderson went 1-for-5 with a three-run home run in Saturday's 13-12 win over the Red Sox.
Henderson has six extra-base hits and nine RBI over his last six contests, and he's gone hitless just once in that span. The infielder is up to 24 homers, 74 RBI, nine stolen bases and 83 runs scored while slashing .254/.326/.486 through 130 contests. Henderson has five homers over his last 20 games and should continue to provide solid power as the Orioles look to win the AL East.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Gunnar Henderson: Racks up three hits
Henderson went 3-for-6 with a triple, a double, one RBI and two runs scored in Friday's 11-2 win over the Red Sox.
Henderson seems intent on finishing the season strong, batting .286 (10-for-35) over his first seven games in September. Six of his hits this month have gone for extra bases. The rookie infielder is at a .254/.328/.483 slash line with 23 home runs, 71 RBI, 83 runs scored, 25 doubles, seven triples and nine stolen bases over 129 contests. He should continue to see a near-everyday role between third base and shortstop.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Gunnar Henderson: Lifts team to win
Henderson went 2-for-5 with a three-run home run and a double Monday in a 6-3 win against the Angels.
Baltimore held a narrow one-run lead when Henderson came up to bat with a pair of runners on base and two outs in the seventh inning. The young shortstop came through with a three-run blast to right field that essentially put the game away. Henderson had previously knocked a double, so he finished with his third multi-hit game through four contests in September. He's gone 6-for-19 with three extra-base hits and five RBI over that span.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Gunnar Henderson: Swipes two bags
Henderson went 2-for-4 with a walk, two stolen bases and two runs scored in Monday's 9-0 win over the White Sox.
Henderson has hit safely in 12 of his last 13 games, batting .364 (20-for-55) with eight extra-base hits and three steals in that span. He's up to nine thefts on the season -- while he's had an impactful bat and provided solid defense, he's still not a huge threat to run. The infielder is slashing .251/.329/.479 with 22 home runs, 65 RBI and 75 runs scored over 120 contests.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Gunnar Henderson: Homers, drives in three
Henderson went 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBI in Friday's 5-4 victory over the Rockies.
Henderson belted a two-run blast over the right-field wall in the eighth inning that turned a one-run deficit into the winning margin for the O's. It's been a solid month for the elite prospect, and he's batting .286 with five home runs, 20 RBI and 15 runs scored since the calendar turned to August. The talented rookie is now up to 22 homers on the season.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Gunnar Henderson: Notches seventh steal
Henderson went 1-for-5 with a stolen base and a run scored in Tuesday's 6-3 extra-inning loss to the Blue Jays.
Henderson is batting .419 (13-for-31) with six extra-base hits during his active seven-game hitting streak. His steal Tuesday was his first of the month and his seventh of the season. The rookie infielder is slashing .249/.330/.480 with 21 home runs, 61 RBI and 70 runs scored, emerging as a solid source of power while moving around the upper half of the Baltimore order.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Gunnar Henderson: Four extra-base hits in win
Henderson went 4-for-5 with a home run, a triple, two doubles, two RBI and three runs scored in Sunday's 12-1 win over the Athletics.
Henderson had a chance at the cycle, needing a single in his eighth-inning at-bat, but he hit an RBI double instead. While he struggled in Seattle in the first three games of Baltimore's nine-game road trip, he finished strong by going 12-for-26 (.462) with six extra-base hits over his last six contests. The infielder is at a .249/.331/.484 slash line with 21 homers, 61 RBI, 69 runs scored, six stolen bases, 19 doubles and six triples through 113 games overall.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Gunnar Henderson: Reaches 20-homer mark
Henderson went 3-for-5 with a two-run home run, an additional RBI and an additional run scored in Friday's 9-4 win over the Athletics.
Henderson's second-inning blast gave the Orioles enough to win the game, and he added an RBI single in the fourth. The 22-year-old had gone 10 contests without a homer, and he's now at 20 long balls on the year. He's maintained a middling .242 batting average, but it comes with a solid .789 OPS, 59 RBI, 65 runs scored, six stolen bases, 17 doubles and five triples over 111 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Gunnar Henderson: Plates three runs Monday
Henderson went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBI in Monday's 4-1 win over the Padres.
Henderson's bases-clearing opposite-field double off Yu Darvish in the top of the fifth inning provided all the support rookie right-hander Grayson Rodriguez (one run allowed over seven innings) would require as the Orioles took the series opener. The two-hit performance was Henderson's first since Aug. 4, with the 22-year-old slashing just .103/.156/.207 over the eight games in between.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Gunnar Henderson: Day off Saturday
Henderson is not in the starting lineup Saturday against the Mariners, Rich Dubroff of BaltimoreBaseball.com reports.
Henderson will take a seat after he went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts during the series opener Friday. Jorge Mateo will draw the start at shortstop and bat ninth versus Seattle.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Gunnar Henderson: Goes yard Saturday
Henderson went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run and a walk in Saturday's 7-3 win over the Mets.
Henderson remains strong at the plate, batting .314 (11-for-35) with three homers and eight RBI over his last eight contests. For the season, he's up to 19 long balls, 51 RBI, 62 runs scored, six stolen bases and a .246/.334/.483 slash line over 100 games. He's regularly hit second versus right-handed pitchers lately after previously serving as a leadoff man earlier in the year.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Gunnar Henderson: Mashes 18th homer
Henderson went 3-for-5 with a home run, two runs scored and four RBI in Tuesday's 13-3 rout of the Blue Jays.
The 22-year-old infielder drove a Hyun Jin Ryu changeup over the wall in right field in the sixth inning, breaking open a 3-3 tie and kicking the Orioles' offense into overdrive. Henderson has been crushing the ball since the beginning of July, slashing .262/.336/.534 in 26 games with seven of his 18 homers on the season, along with 19 RBI and 21 runs.... See More ... See Less
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