A night after most of the regulars managed just one hit in a 10-0 loss to the New York Yankees in Tampa, the Orioles are having a fine time offensively at the expense of Pittsburgh Pirates starter Ross Ohlendorf.

They just battered him for six runs and seven hits in the top of the third at McKechnie Field to take a 6-1 lead. The loudest swing of the inning was taken by catcher Jake Fox, who deposited an Ohlendorf pitch onto the roof of a building beyond the left-field wall at McKechnie Field. Fox's sixth homer of the spring was a two-run shot.

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All six of the Orioles' runs in the frame came with two outs. J.J. Hardy, who made an error in the second inning that led to a run off Chris Tillman, drove in the first run with a single to center. Nolan Reimold followed with an RBI single and then Matt Wieters hit a two-run double on a ball that should have been caught by left fielder Jose Tabata.

Fox then hit the two-run homer.

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