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Meat of the order nearly perfect in Yankees rout of Orioles

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The Yankees dominated the Orioles 16-3 on Saturday for their largest win over Baltimore since they won by 14 in 2011. New York's 16 runs are its most since April 6 of last season. The 16 are the most runs the Orioles have allowed in a game since July 16, 2012. Baltimore is an AL-worst 9-19 since a six-game win streak ended May 9.

The Yankees smacked five home runs on Saturday, which marked their third game this season with five or more homers. That's the most in the majors. Five players went yard for New York, the Yankees' most in a game this season.

The meat of the Yankees' order was nearly perfect. The 3-4-5 combination of Aaron Judge, Matt Holliday and Starlin Castro each had a home run and three RBIs. According to Elias, it was the first time that has happened for the Yankees since RBI became official in 1920. Judge snapped a six-game homerless streak, which was tied for his longest of the season.

No. 6 hitter Gary Sánchez also hit his fifth home run of June. Entering the month, he had four homers in 26 games this season.

The Yankees' gain was starter Chris Tillman's loss. He allowed a career-high nine earned runs in 1.1 innings pitched. Tillman's career ERA at Yankee Stadium rose from 6.34 to 7.94. That is his highest at any park where he has pitched more than once. The only other Orioles pitcher in the past 100 years to allow at least nine runs in 1.1 innings or fewer was Kurt Ainsworth in 2004.