NEW YORK -- A key ingredient to the Orioles’ formula for winning this season has been hitting home runs. They have relied on it more than any club in the major leagues.
But in their 9-5 victory over the New York Yankees on Wednesday afternoon, the Orioles mounted their best offensive outing in nearly two weeks without a homer — all while ending New York’s postseason hopes in front of an announced 46,056 at Yankee Stadium.
The nine runs were the Orioles’ highest offensive output since a 10-6 win over the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on Sept. 10.
After only getting one hit in Monday’s series opener — a 5-0 shutout loss — the Orioles recorded 32 hits over the past two...