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Orioles' 5-3 victory over Kansas City Royals puts them in first-place tie
Orioles' 5-3 victory over Kansas City Royals puts them in first-place tie

Wednesday night's win over the Kansas City Royals didn't follow any sort of traditional script, but the result remained a familiar one for these surging Orioles. They managed just five hits but took advantage of three Kansas City errors in the fifth inning en route to a 5-3 win before an announced 12,344 at Camden Yards. It was the Orioles' fourth straight victory and the third straight game they won despite being being out-hit by their opponent. Using stingy defense, clutch late-inning pitching and opportunistic baserunning, the Orioles (21-13) are a season-high eight games above .500 and now share first place in the American League East with the Boston Red Sox. “I...

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