Orioles first baseman Chris Davis knew that, eventually, the runs would come. Over the past four days, the Orioles had scored their share of runs, but the club’s recent offensive surge had not translated into wins.
Davis, who struggled to find his power stroke in the season’s first weeks before briefly landing on the disabled list with an oblique injury, seems to have found his groove — as have his teammates.
And Friday night, they had a victory to show for it.
Davis drove in four runs, including his seventh homer of the season, a two-run blast in the fifth inning that gave the Orioles the lead in an eventual 8-4 win before an announced 39,602 on...