Vladimir’s walkoff single

Vladimir Guerrero the 12th inning walkoff single sent the Orioles to their season-high fifth straight victory as they defeated the Kansas City Royals, 6-5. At 24-24, the Orioles are at .500 for the first time since they were 13-13 on May 1.

The O’s have been led by Nolan Reimold, who returned from the minors on May 20, and yesterday had four hits, including two homers, and four RBI. Since being recalled from Triple-A Norfolk, Reimold is 6-for-11 with three home runs.

The Royals lost their fifth straight.

Here are the Orioles since 1919 who, like Reimold, went 4-for-4, with at least two homers and four RBI:

Player Date Opp Rslt PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB
Albert Belle 1999-07-25 ANA W 8-7 6 4 3 4 0 0 3 6 1 0
Rafael Palmeiro 1997-08-20 KCR W 4-2 4 4 2 4 0 0 2 4 0 0
Roberto Alomar 1997-04-26 BOS W 14-5 5 4 4 4 0 0 3 6 0 0
Rafael Palmeiro 1995-05-16 DET L 8-9 5 4 2 4 1 0 2 4 1 0
Chico Salmon 1969-08-16 SEP W 15-3 5 4 3 4 0 0 2 6 1 1
Curt Blefary 1965-07-03 CLE W 8-4 4 4 2 4 0 0 2 4 0 0
Bob Nieman 1958-07-27 KCA L 6-11 5 4 2 4 0 0 2 4 1 0
Chet Laabs 1941-07-16 PHA W 11-2 4 4 3 4 1 1 2 4 0
Baby Doll Jacobson 1924-06-24 (1) DET W 7-5 4 4 2 4 0 0 2 4 0
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Generated 5/27/2011.