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Steve Pearce gets 4 hits as Orioles beat the Rangers, 5-2, to complete 4-game sweep

Steve Pearce gets 4 hits as Orioles beat the Rangers, 5-2, to complete 4-game sweep

Life has been so charmed for the Orioles in the past few days that on Thursday, they chased one of baseball’s best pitchers with a weather report.

They followed that up with a 5-2 win over the Texas Rangers without hitting one long ball — the Orioles’ only homerless victory since April 26 — to secure a four-game sweep at Camden Yards for the first time since 2008.

The offense was paced by a career-best, four-hit effort from a guy they released in April, allowing the Orioles to improve to 4-0 while playing one hitter short during Manny Machado’s five-game suspension.

And now, heading into July 4, this enigmatic squad is, by one-thousandth...

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