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Chris Davis drives in 2 runs in the 10th to lead O's to 5-2 win over the Giants
Chris Davis drives in 2 runs in the 10th to lead O's to 5-2 win over the Giants

SAN FRANCISCO – The events that transpired in the final two innings of the Orioles’ series opener in San Francisco on Friday night – events that happened well past midnight in Baltimore – displayed first hand the Orioles’ merit as a playoff contender. Behind a strong pitching performance by right-hander Chris Tillman, the Orioles dominated the defending World Champion Giants, only to seem destined to lose in walk-off fashion in the bottom of the ninth when closer Jim Johnson blew his seventh save of the year, but stranded the winning run 90 feet away. That’s just the sliver of opportunity that good teams need to win. And when the Giants pitched...

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