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Red Sox first baseman Mike Carp receives high-fives from teammates following his two-run homer in the fourth inning at Camden Yards.
Red Sox first baseman Mike Carp receives high-fives from teammates following his two-run homer in the fourth inning at Camden Yards.patrick semansky/associated press

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BALTIMORE — When the top of the third inning ended at Camden Yards on Saturday afternoon, the Red Sox had gone 18 consecutive innings without scoring against the Baltimore Orioles.

They were 5 for 57 in that barren stretch and advanced only two runners as far as third base. The many Red Sox fans in the crowd of 42,422 were growing restless. Outside of a sunny day at a beautiful ballpark, there wasn’t much to be happy about.

The slump suddenly ended in the fourth inning when a home run by Mike Carp and a clutch hit from Stephen Drew helped boost the Sox to a 5-4 victory against the Orioles.

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