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Initially sitting, Chris Davis enters game after Manny Machado's injury
Initially sitting, Chris Davis enters game after Manny Machado's injury

Chris Davis, who was batting .193 in 99 games through Sunday, didn’t start Monday against New York Yankees left-hander Chris Capuano. But after third baseman Manny Machado injured his right leg during an at-bat in the bottom of the third inning, Davis entered as a defensive replacement at third base to start the top of the fourth. The left-handed-hitting Davis’ struggles this season have been well-documented, but Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he also wanted to get Steve Pearce a start. Pearce had started just once in August before Monday. “I want to give Stevey some at-bats,” Showalter said. “He has been a little inactive here lately.” ...

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