Sean Manaea

Orioles score seven in first, finish with 20 hits in 12-5 win over Athletics

Orioles score seven in first, finish with 20 hits in 12-5 win over Athletics

There would be no opportunities for another late-game reversal Saturday night in Oakland — the Orioles made sure of that before their first chance to bat was through.

In their 12-5 win over the Oakland Athletics at Oakland Coliseum, the Orioles sent 11 men to bat in the first inning and nine of the first 10 reached base as they scored seven runs. That big inning was all right-hander Dylan Bundy needed to improve himself to 12-8 on the season, and the Orioles back to just a game below .500 at 58-59. They are 1½ games out of the second wild-card spot.

“It was very important, and I commend our team for putting together quality at-bats and putting up a...

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