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Orioles recap: Birds done in by five-run sixth in 11-6 loss to Blue Jays

Orioles recap: Birds done in by five-run sixth in 11-6 loss to Blue Jays

The Orioles offense did its part against the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday afternoon, hitting three homers and scoring six runs. But a Baltimore pitching staff that issued a season-high eight walks couldn’t keep the Toronto hitters off the bases in an 11-6 loss at Rogers Centre.

Toronto scored five runs in the sixth inning, taking control on Edwin Encarnacion’s three-run homer off left-hander T.J. McFarland (1-2).

Orioles right-hander Mike Wright failed to get an out in the sixth inning and was charged with four runs on 12 base runners -- six hits, a career-high five walks and a hit batter.

“Not only him, but the team has to battle,”...

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