MLB: Baltimore 11, Boston 6

BALTIMORE, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Melvin Mora and Ramon Hernandez slammed three-run home runs Wednesday, powering the Baltimore Orioles past the Boston Red Sox 11-6.

The Orioles trailed by four early but the two homers helped them erase the deficit and run up a 10-4 lead by the fourth inning.


Mora finished with four RBI. Brian Roberts added two hits and two RBI and Juan Castro and Lou Montanez each drove in a run for Baltimore.

Jason Bay hit a solo home run for Boston.

Winning pitcher Chris Waters (2-0) gave up five runs and eight hits in five innings.

The loser, Clay Buchholz (2-9), allowed five runs and three hits in 2 1/3 innings.

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