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Orioles recap: Birds hit seven home runs to beat Red Sox

Orioles recap: Birds hit seven home runs to beat Red Sox

This one was shaping up to be a flat-out gut punch.

The Orioles appeared to be on the way to an uplifting victory when it all seemed to evaporate in a disastrous sixth inning that featured an epic collapse by slumping starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez.

Turns out, all was not lost because the muscular offense that awakened on Wednesday regained its swagger on Thursday night with a season-high seven-homer performance that carried the Orioles to a 12-7 victory and a split of the four-game series at Camden Yards.

Right-fielder Mark Trumbo hit a pair of moon shots to move into a tie for the major league home run lead with 17 and Adam Jones hit a pair of homers, including his...

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