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Orioles 6, White Sox 4

BALTIMORE — Hours after reaching the low point of a frustrating season, Chris Davis conjured memories of last year with one swing.

Davis interrupted a rare bench stint with a pinch-hit three-run homer in the ninth inning to give the Orioles a 6-4 victory over the White Sox on Monday night.

Davis was excluded from the starting lineup after batting .130 in his previous 14 starts. Called upon by manager Buck Showalter with runners on first and second and one out in the ninth, Davis launched Ronald Belisario's 3-and-2 pitch into the rightfield seats.

"Anytime you're able to deliver and come through for your team, it's big," Davis said. "Like I said earlier, I'm working as hard as I can to get back on track."

"There's no woe is me," Showalter said. "He knows at some point the club's going to need a good at-bat from him and he prepared himself for it from about the fifth inning on."

Orioles 6

White Sox 4

Orioles 6, White Sox 4 06/23/14 [Last modified: Monday, June 23, 2014 11:46pm]
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