Yankees set record while hitting 5 more homers in Baltimore

The Yankees hit five more home runs at Camden Yards, two by Mike Tauchman, to set a major-league record and win their 13th straight game in Baltimore, 9-6 over the Orioles on Monday night.

New York’s power surge and sixth straight win overshadowed a memorable night for Baltimore’s Jonathan Villar, the fifth Orioles player to hit for the cycle. Villar tripled in the third inning, doubled in the fifth, homered in the sixth and dumped a single into right field off Aroldis Chapman in the ninth.

Tauchman delivered a bases-empty drive in the sixth inning and a tie-breaking solo shot off Paul Fry (1-4) in the eighth, his first career multi-homer game. Austin Romine, Brett Gardner and Mike Ford also connected for the Yankees.

“That’s been a theme for us all year,” New York manager Aaron Boone said. “They can come from a lot of different places, and the bottom of the order is a place where we’ve gotten really good production and a place where we feel really confident.”

New York has hit 32 home runs at Camden Yards, a season record for most by a visiting team in one ballpark. The mark was held by the Milwaukee Braves, who hit 29 at Cincinnati’s Crosley Field in 1957.

The Yankees did it in eight games, and they can add to the record Tuesday and Wednesday against a staff that has yielded the most homers in the majors, 223 in 112 games, or nearly two per game.

Dodgers 8, Cardinals 0: Cody Bellinger hit a three-run homer and rookie Tony Gonsolin pitched six stellar innings of two-hit ball to earn his first major-league victory for host Los Angeles.

Blue Jays 2, Rays 0: Rookie Bo Bichette homered and scored both runs, Jacob Waguespack pitched six impressive innings and visiting Toronto ended Tampa Bay’s six-game winning streak.

Brewers 9, Pirates 7: Christian Yelich hit two home runs for visiting Milwaukee and took over the major-league lead with 39.

White Sox 7, Tigers 4: All-Star Lucas Giolito ended a five-start winless streak, Tim Anderson had three hits and scored twice, and visiting Chicago got hits from everyone in the starting lineup to defeat Detroit. The Tigers have lost 10 of their past 12 games.

Red Sox 7, Royals 5: Rick Porcello allowed one run in six innings, Sam Travis hit a two-run homer and host Boston ended an eight-game slide. Kansas City lost its seventh game in a row.

Reds 7, Angels 4: Luis Castillo struck out a career-high 13 and host Cincinnati scored five first-inning runs en route to the interleague win over Los Angeles.

Rangers 1, Indians 0: All-Star Mike Minor struck out seven over seven innings, Nomar Mazara drove in Elvis Andrus with a sacrifice fly in the fourth inning and visiting Texas beat Cleveland.

Twins 5, Braves 3: Miguel Sano’s pinch-hit, two-run homer in the ninth inning gave host Minnesota the win over Atlanta.

Phillies 7, Diamondbacks 3: Vince Velasquez allowed two runs in a season-high seven innings and Scott Kingery homered in his hometown ballpark, leading Philadelphia over host Arizona.

Mets sweep Marlins: At Citi Field, J.D. Davis, Michael Conforto and Pete Alonso homered in a seventh-inning rally, lifting New York over Miami 5-4 for a doubleheader sweep that moved the Mets above .500 for the first time since before play May 3. New York won the opener 6-2 as Jeff McNeil welcomed Robert Dugger to the major leagues with a home run on his first pitch. New York has won 11 of its past 12, all against teams below .500.

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