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Orioles recap: J.J. Hardy's RBI single in 10th lifts Birds over Reds, 2-1

Orioles recap: J.J. Hardy's RBI single in 10th lifts Birds over Reds, 2-1

The Orioles didn’t necessarily bring their bats to Cincinnati, scoring a total of seven runs in their three games against the Reds at the Great America Ball Park, but they continued their early-season trend of emerging from close games victorious.

Shortstop J.J. Hardy provided the extra-inning heroics in Thursday night’s interleague series finale, hitting a two-out RBI single off reliever Blake Wood, scoring Mark Trumbo from second base for the winning run in the 2-1 victory.

After taking two of three in Cincinnati, the Orioles (10-4) have won six of their past eight games and finished their first road trip of the season — a...

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