KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 17 (UPI) --
A home run in the 15th inning by Adam Jones
Wednesday gave the Baltimore Orioles a 4-3 victory over Kansas City.
Baltimore forced extra innings by scoring twice in the ninth and finally produced the winning run when Jones hit a 2-2 pitch from Nathan Adcock out to right with one away.
Adcock (0-1) worked five innings before suffering the hard-luck loss.
Kansas City took a 3-1 lead into the ninth but Jonathan Broxton let the lead get away. He gave up a one-out homer to Wilson Betemit and then allowed singles by Chris Davis and Xavier Avery.
J.J. Hardy drove in the tying run with a two-out single to center. Baltimore won for the fourth time in six games.
The win went to Kevin Gregg (1-1), who worked the 14th inning. Jim Johnson allowed a two-out single in the 15th before collecting his 13th save.
© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.