SEATTLE —In recent years, the Orioleshave experienced plenty of these games in September, when a contender demolishes and demoralizes an overmatched also-ran playing out the string.
Almost exclusively, though, the Orioles were on the wrong end of those beatings.
Not now, however. Not in this crazy season.
The upstart Orioles pounded the Seattle Mariners, 10-4, Monday night, amassing 15 hits and chasing starter Hector Noesi with just one out in the second inning.
“Everybody is kind of just picking the next guy up. If someone doesn’t get it done, the next guy does,” said first baseman Mark Reynolds. “And we’re putting up some runs without homers,...