Victorino, Red Sox hammer Orioles
Victorino hit a two-run homer in the third inning, a three-run shot in the fifth and two-run double in the seventh.
Victorino hit the 100th and 101st homers of his career, his 10th and 11th of the season. Napoli hit his 17th of the year. Dustin Pedroia had three hits, including a two-run double, and Jacoby Ellsbury also had three hits in the blowout, the Red Sox's third straight win.
Tuesday's game opened a nine-game homestand for the Red Sox, who went 4-2 last week while visiting San Francisco and Los Angeles.
The Red Sox scored in the first inning when Victorino was hit by a pitch, moved to third on Pedroia's double and came home on a David Ortiz sacrifice fly.
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