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Orioles outslug Blue Jays, earn series win with 13-9 victory

Orioles outslug Blue Jays, earn series win with 13-9 victory

Even after they plated seven runs in the top of the second inning in Sunday’s series finale against the Toronto Blue Jays, the Orioles knew they weren’t guaranteed victory, not against a perilous lineup batting with the Rogers Centre dome roof open on a warm afternoon. “Just had one of those feelings that it was going to be a slugfest,” Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy said. “The ball was flying.” Having lost their first four games at the Rogers Centre this season — including the series opener Friday — the Orioles earned the series win here after orchestrating their second straight game-winning ninth-inning rally against the Jays, breaking open...

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