newsorioles close out series win over american league leading royals

Orioles close out series win over American League-leading Royals


lgo_mlb_baltimore_oriolesWei-Yin Chen went seven strong innings, and the Orioles offense hit four homers to power an 8-2 Baltimore win over Kansas City Sunday night in Camden Yards.

Chen (9-7, 3.44 ERA) gave up two runs on six hits in seven innings of work, striking out two without issuing a walk.

Chen outdueled Johnny Cueto (9-12, 3.47 ERA), who was tagged for eight runs, seven earned, on 11 hits in six and a third innings.

Jonathan Schoop (13, 14) homered twice off Cueto. Adam Jones (27) and Chris Davis (42) also went deep on the Royals’ ace.

Baltimore (69-73) is still alive in the American League wild-card race, six games out of the second wild-card spot with 18 games to play.



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