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Orioles offense looking to carry through hottest stretch of season against league-leading Astros

Orioles offense looking to carry through hottest stretch of season against league-leading Astros

There's no use asking what took so long for the Orioles to go on an offensive run like the one that carried them to a four-game sweep of the Texas Rangers this week.

Of greater concern to manager Buck Showalter and the team's powerful lineup is how to keep it going.

"That's some things we've done in the past that put us in a good position in April and part of May," Showalter said. "Hopefully it's a sign of getting back to doing some of those things."

The Texas series was their best four-game output of the season. After winning a 3-1 pitchers’ duel Monday, they scored 12, 10 and nine runs to give them 34 runs on 49 hits...

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