Perhaps, this is a new era of Orioles' baseball under manager Buck Showalter.
After Jake Arrieta surrendered a run in the top of the first on David Ortiz's RBI double, the Orioles just scored four times in the bottom of the inning against their nemesis, Jon Lester.
To put that in perspective, the Orioles had tallied just six earned runs total in Lester's previous seven starts against them. In his three previous starts against the Orioles this season, the ace lefty allowed a total of one earned run in 19 innings.
Lester, if you recall, is 12-0 in 15 career starts versus Baltimore.
Julio Lugo got the inning started with a one-out single off the glove of Red Sox third baseman Adrian Beltre. Nick Markakis then singled and Lester hit Ty Wigginton in the foot with a pitch to load the bases.
Adam Jones plated two runs with a double to left. Wigginton scored the third run when Lester threw a wild pitch over the head of Felix Pie, who then doubled to right field to give the Orioles a 4-0 lead.
Lester eventually struck out Matt Wieters and got Nolan Reimold to ground out to end the 34-pitch first.