Robbie Grossman

After nearly blowing five-run lead, Orioles right the ship, head into break with 11-5 win

After nearly blowing five-run lead, Orioles right the ship, head into break with 11-5 win

The Orioles nearly blew another early lead Sunday at Target Field, but the difference in their 11-5 win over the Minnesota Twins compared with some of the team’s most disappointing losses this season was that the Orioles offense continued to mash after the game became close.

The result was the Orioles’ best offensive output in three weeks, making up for a shaky start from right-hander Ubaldo Jiménez, who still deserved a better fate after being pinched by home plate umpire Lance Barrett.

After dropping the first five games of their seven-game road trip to end the first half of the season, the Orioles (42-46) salvaged a series split with...

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