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Orioles start fast in empty park, emerge from surreal day with 8-2 win over White Sox
Orioles start fast in empty park, emerge from surreal day with 8-2 win over White Sox

When Orioles first baseman Chris Davis slammed a three-run homer over the right-field scoreboard in the first inning Wednesday during an historic afternoon at Camden Yards, there was no wild cheering. There was virtual silence. Crickets, with light typing from a hushed press box mixed in. Mid-Atlantic Sports Network broadcaster Gary Thorne’s call from the third-floor press box, “Goodbye, home run,” resonated off the empty seating bowls. And there were muffled shouts from a small gathering of fans behind the stadium gates beyond left-center field and from the balcony of the Hilton Baltimore, where another small group had congregated. “When you’re rounding...

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