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Power show by Jones and Schoop backs effective outing by Miley as Orioles beat Athletics, 7-3

Power show by Jones and Schoop backs effective outing by Miley as Orioles beat Athletics, 7-3

The Orioles won their fifth straight series opener, defeating the Oakland Athletics, 7-3, on the back of four home runs and the best starting pitching performance they’ve received during the past week.

Center fielder Adam Jones had his second multihomer game of the season and Jonathan Schoop’s three-run homer off Oakland starter Chris Smith broke open a close game in the fifth inning. Welington Castllo added a solo homer in the eighth.

Left-hander Wade Miley ended the Orioles’ string of five straight games of starters failing to get beyond 5 1/3 innings. He allowed just two runs on five hits over six innings, recording his second quality start against Oakland this...

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