Matt Carpenter

Orioles hit four homers to back strong start from Jiménez, beat Cardinals, 8-5, to win series

Orioles hit four homers to back strong start from Jiménez, beat Cardinals, 8-5, to win series

As the Orioles offense sputtered over the past month, there’s always been the promise that once the temperature started to rise in Baltimore, the balls might start carrying at Camden Yards and the Orioles could get back to their winning ways buoyed by their power bats.

And in this weekend’s interleague series against the St. Louis Cardinals, sweaty summerlike weather arrived, and so did the Orioles offense.

The teams combined for 22 homers over three games, and the Orioles hit four Sunday off Cardinals right-hander Lance Lynn in an 8-5 win that gave the Orioles (34-34) their first three-game series win since taking two against the Boston Red Sox at home in the first days of...

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