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Orioles recap: Season-high 19 hits lift Birds past Blue Jays, 11-6, for series win

Orioles recap: Season-high 19 hits lift Birds past Blue Jays, 11-6, for series win

Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman barely survived a 38-pitch second inning Sunday afternoon, allowing a pair of two-run homers as an early lead disappeared, and he might not have made it out of the inning had manager Buck Showalter had more bullpen arms available.

And while Tillman’s five-inning, four-run performance was by no means the prettiest of his bounce-back 2016 season, it might have been one of his grittiest. The Orioles’ ace overcame that inning, retiring 11 of the final 12 batters he faced

The Orioles offense then did its part, posting a season-high 19 hits in an 11-6 comeback win over the Toronto Blue Jays before an announced 39,024 at Camden...

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