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    13

    Crush Davis hits #50 Orioles win 5-to-3

    Written by Michael Williams

    Overview

    Tonight Jason Hammel allowed two homers to stake the Blue Jays to an early 3-to-0 lead.  The Orioles roared back in the seventh and eigth inning to take a lead into the dreaded ninth inning.

    O's  5-3 win.

    Starting Pitching

    Jason Hammel allowed three runs on two homers. He pitched six inning for a quality start returning from the disabled list.

    Relief Pitching

    T.J. Mcfarland allowed two singles in the seventh inning after recording one out.

    Tommy Hunter overpowered the Blue Jays. Topping out at 99 mph. He pitched the Eighth inning scorelessly as well.

    Jim Johnson was then brought on  in the 9th. He succeeded, allowing a single. . And Johnson's 44rd save.

    Hitting

    Adam Jones and J.J. Hardy doubled for the Orioles first run in the seventh inning.  Ryan Flaherty walked and new Orioles backup catcher Steve Clevenger doubled them home off of Steve Delebar to knot the score. Chris Davis pit his fiftieth home run to go ahead in the eighth and Danny Valencia's two-out RBI single scored Adam Jones.

    Defensive Highlights/Lowlights

    Manny Machado put on a show again at third and Adam Jones threw a strike from the wall to cut down what was a triple to start the game.

    Key Moments In The Game

    Steve Clevenger hit a clutch two run double with two out to tie the game up. Chris Davis tied Brady Anderson for the Orioles all-time home run record.

    Other Notes/Musings

    Jim Johnson fielded his position for a essential double play in the ninth inning.

    Chris Davis became only the third major leaguer to hit fifty homers and forty doubles in a single season to join Babe Ruth and Albert Belle.

    Box Score


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