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    Orioles Invaded Canada, Win 9-to-3 With Homer Explosion

    Written by Michael Williams


    Tonight's game kicked off a thre-game set with the Blue Jays and featured Bud Norris and Mark Buerhleon the mound. Norris gave the O's a decent outing while Buerhle lasted just 4 innings, serving up 10 hits and 4 earned runs. Caleb Joseph and Jonathan Schoop hit back-to-back home runs in the 3rd. Chris Davis launched a solo blast in the 5th. The O's added three more runs in the 8th to run away with this one 9-to-3.

    Starting Pitching

    Bud Norris pitched well in a troublesome location.

    Final Line: 5.1 IP, 7 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 6 K, Win

    Relief Pitching

    Brian Matusz allowed a run in two thirds of an inning.

    Tommy Hunter pitched a scorless inning, allowing an inherited runner to score.

    Andrew Miller struck out two, walked two and pitched a scoreless inning.

    TJ McFarland allowed two hits but pitched a scoreless ninth inning.


    The bats  broke out of their recent slump, collecting 14 hits and nine runs. Everbody hit tnight, and a lot of them walked as well. Jon Schoop, Caleb Joseph and Chris Davis homered.

    Defensive Highlights/ Lowlights

    David Lough played a fabulous left field when inserted there. 

    Key Moments In The Game

    The Bats have come alive since they had a weekend seesion with hitting coach Emeritus, Terry Crowley.

    Other Notes/ Musings

    Orioles stay in  Toronto to play a second game with the 2nd place Blue Jays. O's are up on them by 5 games at the moment and will hopefully keep it that way when they return to Baltimore on Friday.

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