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Baltimore blasts past Rangers, 11-5

baltimore oriolesMark Trumbo homered twice in a nine-run seventh inning for Baltimore, and the O’s stormed to an 11-5 win at Texas Friday night.

Trumbo hit a two-run shot off Martin Perez to pull the O’s to within 5-3, and then later in the inning went deep on Andrew Faulkner with a three-run shot that put Baltimore up 10-5.

The dingers gave Trumbo five on the young season, and helped the Orioles (8-2) snap a modest two-game losing streak.

Jonathan Schoop and Nolan Reimold also homered in the seventh, and Schoop added a solo shot in the eighth.

Vance Worley (1-0, 5.06 ERA) got the win, surviving a five-run second to go six innings, giving up five runs, four earned, on four hits, striking out six and walking two.