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Orioles recap: Birds hit three homers to pound Padres for sixth straight win

Orioles recap: Birds hit three homers to pound Padres for sixth straight win

Their prolific power numbers have the Orioles on the verge of making history this month, but just one run during their seven-run sixth inning Tuesday night was the product of a home run in the team's 11-7 win over the San Diego Padres at Petco Park.

The Orioles hit three homers on the night – including left fielder Hyun Soo Kim’s two-run homer in the fifth inning – but orchestrated a 17-hit attack opening their nine-game West Coast road trip against the last-place Padres in front of an announced crowd of 31,515 at Petco Park.

The Orioles have 54 homers this month, one shy of the major league record for homers in the month of June set by the 1996...

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