Tony Watson

Mancini's 3-run homer in 11th lifts O's over Pirates, after he ties game with 2-run shot in 9th

Mancini's 3-run homer in 11th lifts O's over Pirates, after he ties game with 2-run shot in 9th

For a second straight night, the Orioles bats came alive late for an improbable come-from-behind win to stun the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates, 9-6, in 11 innings.

Two innings after he tied the game with a pinch-hit, two-run home run with two outs in the ninth, rookie Trey Mancini hit a three-run home run to end the game in the 11th.

“That was definitely something I wasn’t expecting before the game tonight, but again, baseball is a game where you never know what can happen,” Mancini said.

Said manager Buck Showalter: “There will be a lot of things forgotten because of Trey’s contributions, but that was big. Big.”

In total, the Orioles hit three home runs after the...

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