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Jimenez walked three consecutive batters to open the second before Jaso appeared to clear the bases with a shot over the center field fence. However, the umpiring crew reviewed the play for 3 minutes, 18 seconds before ruling the ball bounced off the top of the wall for a double. Jimenez then walked Nick Punto to reload the bases before Moss hit his second career grand slam.

Jaso increased the lead to 7-0 in the fourth on an RBI single to left off right-hander Brad Brach. After Brach issued three consecutive walks to load the bases again in the fifth, T.J. McFarland entered and got Jaso to hit into a fielder’s choice that scored Derek Norris before allowing a two-run single to Nick Punto.

Staked with an early lead, Kazmir (7-2) dominated the Orioles’ lineup. He allowed four hits with seven strikeouts and no walks.

“When you get a lead like that, you have to attack the hitters,” Kazmir said. “You have to get strike one they’re trying to get something going so they want to see some pitches. Trying to get a rally started.”

The Orioles finally got on the board in the ninth when Chris Davis walked with the bases loaded off right-hander Ryan Cook. A single by Kyle Blanks in the ninth boosted the margin to 11-1.

“We’re very close to winning two out of three against statistically the best team in the league, so they’re good.” Orioles manager Buck Showalter said. “We knew that. We knew that Kazmir is having about as good a year as anybody in baseball. We beat one of the best pitchers in the American League last night.”

NOTES: Norris left the game in the sixth after taking a back swing to the head by Machado. … A’s OF Coco Crisp, in the midst of a team-high 11-game hit streak, was given a breather Sunday. “Given his neck issues, he’s getting a lot better,” Oakland manager Bob Melvin said. … A’s 2B Alberto Callaspo ended 19-game hitless streak with a double in the fourth. …The Orioles activated RHP Tommy Hunter (left groin strain) from the 15-day disabled list Sunday. To make room, RHP Evan Meek was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk. … Orioles RF Nick Markakis extended his hitting streak to 13 games with a first inning single. … Baltimore SS J.J. Hardy committed his fifth error in the past four games and was replaced by Ryan Flaherty in the eighth.