(Baltimore, MD) — Chris Davis and Adam Jones both homered as the Orioles doubled up the Rays 4-2 to avoid a three-game sweep at Camden Yards. Davis now has a Major League-leading 46 homers on the year. Jones drove in two, while Matt Wieters also plated a run for the O’s, who trail Oakland by three games for the final AL Wild Card spot. Wei-Yin Chen tossed seven innings of two-run ball as he improved to 7-and-6. Tommy Hunter pitched a perfect ninth for his fourth save. Jason Bourgeois and Sean Rodriguez both went deep for Tampa, which had won its previous three. The Rays are now a game behind Boston for first place in the AL East. Jeremy Hellickson allowed all four runs in four-and-a-third frames as he slipped to 10-and-7.
O’s Double Up Rays To Avoid Sweep