Back to the Baltimore Orioles Newsfeed

The Orioles’ power surge shows no signs of stopping

Wednesday afternoon’s win versus Minnesota was a game of firsts: Cedric Mullins hit the first walk-off home run of his career. The Orioles hit the top spot in MLB with 30 home runs and 104 runs scored. And for the first time since 1996, the Orioles have hit three-plus home runs in five straight games, the second-longest streak in MLB since 1900 after, well, themselves (the 1987 Orioles did it in six straight games).

“The home run total is going up,” said walk-off hero Mullins after the game, “and I think that’s just a matter of how our offseasons were and how we prepared for the season this spring.