BOSTON -- With his team going deep into another extra-inning game at Fenway Park, Orioles manager Buck Showalter scanned the dugout and saw first baseman Chris Davis. His mind immediately went back to that 17-inning game in 2012 when he was forced to call on Davis to pitch the club to victory.
“I had some deja vu going,” Showalter said. “I’m going, ‘Come on.’”
That victory over the Boston Red Sox was a landmark win, and in some ways, it began the Orioles’ recent streak of success in Boston. It also fueled the team’s resurgence to its current place among the heavyweights of the American League East.
And Sunday’s 7-6 victory over the Red Sox in 12 innings might end up...