Orel won his 200th game on July 22, 1999, as the Mets beat the Expos in Montreal, 7-4.
Orel bats right and throws right.
During his playing days Orel was 6'3" and weighed 192 pounds.
Orel finished in the top 3 in the National League ERA 5 times (1984-85 and 1987-89) including his career best of 2.03 in 1985.
Orel was a three-time National League All-Star (1987-1989).
Orel led the National League in complete games in 1988 with 15.
Orel led the National League in innings pitched in three times. He had 264 2/3 innings in 1987, 267 in 1988 and 256 2/3 in 1989.
Orel led the National League in shutouts in 1984 with 4 and 1988 with 8.
Orel led the National League in wins in 1988 with 23.
Orel won the 1995 ALCS MVP Award.
Orel went to Bowling Green State University.
Orel's last MLB game was on June 26, 2000.
Orel's first MLB game was on September 1, 1983.
Orel's nickname was "Bulldog."
In 1988 Orel won the NL Cy Young Award, WS MVP Award, NL TSN Pitcher of the Year Award, NLCS MVP Award, ML Player of the Year Award and NL Babe Ruth Award.