Thome, Victorino, Phils end 6-game skid, beat O's

Philadelphia Phillies' Jim Thome, left, gets a high-five from teammate Carlos Ruiz (51) as he and Hunter Pence, right, scored on a double by Shane Victorino during the second inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Friday, June 8, 2012, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

June 8, 2012 7:19:51 PM PDT
Jim Thome broke loose in a big way, Shane Victorino homered and drove in five runs, and the Philadelphia Phillies emphatically ended a season-worst six-game losing streak by beating the Baltimore Orioles 9-6 on Friday night.