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Six-run first inning, Davis' slam in fourth help Orioles rout Rangers, 12-1

Six-run first inning, Davis' slam in fourth help Orioles rout Rangers, 12-1

The Orioles finally did to the Texas Rangers what other teams have been doing to them so often over the past few weeks.

The offense erupted for six runs in the first inning and reached double digits by the fourth on the way to a 12-1 victory before an announced 18,119 and their biggest run total at Camden Yards since they scored 15 against the St. Louis Cardinals on June 17.

Chris Davis did most of the damage, with a fluke two-run home run in the first and a grand slam in the fourth to set a career high with six RBIs. The grand slam was the eighth of his career.

“It was one of those nights when we just kind of fed off of each other,” Davis said. “We’ve been looking for...

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