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After using long ball to get to extra innings, Orioles manufacture 6-5 win in 10th

After using long ball to get to extra innings, Orioles manufacture 6-5 win in 10th

The Orioles beat the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night in 10 innings on Mark Trumbo’s walk-off single, but it was their four home runs before that hit that allowed the Orioles to get into extra innings. And while the victory was earned by executing station-to-station small ball, the game was a perfect example of the nuances of relying on power.

The calendar has turned to June – with warmer temperatures bringing the promise of balls carrying out in the Baltimore summer heat – and while the Orioles are starting to pile up their power resume, they have been struggling to take the most advantage of their home run-hitting ability.

The Orioles hit four homers for the second time...

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