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Kansas City blasts Orioles, 14-6


lgo_mlb_baltimore_oriolesKansas City erased an early 4-1 deficit with back-to-back five-spots en route to pummeling the Baltimore Orioles, 14-6, on Saturday at Camden Yards.

The O’s bullpen bore the brunt of the damage, giving up 10 runs on 10 hits in three and two-thirds innings of work.

Brian Matusz (1-4, 2.76 ERA) was charged with the loss in relief of starter Chris Tillman, who gave up four runs on four hits in five and a third innings, striking out three and walking two.

Yordano Ventura (11-8, 4.42 ERA) notched the win, giving up four runs on eight hits in five and two-thirds, striking out five and walking three.

Adam Jones (26) and Nolan Reimold (5) homered for the Orioles (68-73), who are six and a half games back in the American League wild-card race.



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