Originally written on Sports-Glory  |  Last updated 10/15/14
The Baltimore Orioles won their 16th straight extra-inning game Saturday against the Boston Red Sox after Jim Thome hit a go-ahead double in the 12th and Endy Chavez and Manny Machado added RBI singles to win 9-6. The Orioles have now won six straight games as they began the day one game behind AL East-leading New York Yankees. The Orioles extra-inning streak is the longest in Major League Baseball since the Cleveland Indians won 17 straight in 1949.   Thome gave the Orioles a 7-6 lead with a ground-rule double that drove in Adam Jones, who hit a lead off double in the 12th.  Chavez and Machado hit RBI singles to extend the lead. Baltimore is 16-2 in extras this season, their only losses was to the Yankees on April 10-11.
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