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Orioles recap: Birds' winning streak ends at seven with 5-3 loss to Mariners

Orioles recap: Birds' winning streak ends at seven with 5-3 loss to Mariners

On the night a 20-year-old home run record for June fell at the hands of an improbable hero, the Orioles’ seven-game winning streak went down with it.
 
The Orioles fell to the Seattle Mariners, 5-3, to open their four-game series at Safeco Field on Thursday night, but their first offense of the night gave a forgettable evening meaning.
 
Left fielder Hyun Soo Kim, whose two home runs entering the game were tied for fewest among Orioles regulars, pulled a solo homer to left field to give the Orioles 56 home runs in June, breaking a record set by the Oakland Athletics in 1996.
 
Otherwise, the Orioles (47-31) didn’t prove up...

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