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Orioles recap: Royals take series, silence Birds' bats in 6-1 win

Orioles recap: Royals take series, silence Birds' bats in 6-1 win

Mike Wright was well on his way to giving the Orioles one of their best starting-pitching performances of the season Sunday afternoon, holding the Kansas City Royals to a pair of solo homers through six innings, but his outing unraveled quickly in an ugly seventh inning that led to a 6-1 loss in their rubber match at Kauffman Stadium.

Wright was chased from the game four batters into Kansas City’s four-run seventh and was ultimately charged with five runs on eight hits over 6 1/3 innings.

The Orioles, who had 14 hits against the Royals on Saturday, managed just four in Sunday’s series finale, including just two that left the infield.

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