O's fall in extra innings

MILWAUKEE - In a wacky ending, Yovani Gollardo, Wednesday night's starting pitcher, hit a pinch hit double to give the Milwaukee Brewers a 7-6 10-inning win over the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night.

Gollardo drove in Mark Reynolds, who was walked intentionally by T.J. McFarland (0-1).

Francisco Rodriguez (2-1) got the win.

It capped off a bizarre game with lots of twists and turns.

Wei-Yin Chen was down quickly. Carlos Gomez hit a three-run home run in the first inning, his 11th. In the second, Mark Reynolds led off with his 12th home run, and Milwaukee (31-22) led 4-0.

Khris Davis began the fourth with his eighth home run to give the Brewers a 5-0 lead.

Chen was lifted after five innings, allowing five runs on seven hits. He struck out six. Cruz hit his major league leading 17th home run off Matt Garza to start the fifth, and in the sixth, the Orioles 26-24) scored twice.

Delmon Young walked leading off. Nick Markakis' RBI double scored Young, and after Manny Machado bunted Markakis to third, Adam Jones' sacrifice fly scored Markakis to cut Milwaukee's lead to 5-3.

In the seventh, Nelson Cruz began by walking off Matt Garza. With one out, Nick Hundley reached on an error by shortstop Jean Segura. Steve Pearce followed with a pinch hit three-run home run, and Baltimore had a 6-5 lead.

In the bottom of the ninth, Zach Britton was seeking his fourth save in as many chances. Lyle Overbay led off with a single, moved to second on a sacrifice by Segura and to third on an infield out by Ryan Braun. Jonathan Lucroy's infield hit tied the score at 6.

NOTE: Chris Davis was back from the birth of his daughter on Tuesday, and was removed from the paternity list by the Baltimore Orioles.

The Orioles sent catcher Steve Clevenger to Triple-A Norfolk. For now, with Matt Wieters remaining on the disabled list with a right elbow injury, Baltimore will keep Caleb Joseph as its backup catcher to Nick Hundley.

"There's not a good or bad decision there. We want Stevie to catch every day right now. Kind of get him back to where he was. He's very close to it," manager Buck Showalter said. "It kind of fits a little better. It's 51-49 percent. If you ask 10 guys in the decision making process, it might be five and five."

Davis was overjoyed to return after missing two games.

"It was definitely a life changing experience, something I'll never forget and hopefully something I'll get to do again," Davis said.

WIETERS LEADS CATCHERS: Despite being on the DL, Wieters leads American League catchers in All-Star voting.

"Right now, I'm just concerned with trying to get back out there. It's the last of my thoughts right now. It's always nice to be able to be considered there, but I just want to get back on the field. All-Star Game or not, I just want to be out there playing," Wieters said.

Nelson Cruz is second among designated hitters. J.J. Hardy is third at shortstop. Davis and Manny Machado are fourth at first and third base. Adam Jones and Nick Markakis are seventh and 10th among outfielders.

ODDS AND ENDS: Johan Santana pitched into the fifth inning in an extended spring game. The Orioles will probably send Santana on a rehab assignment next. ... Edgmer Escalona (shoulder) will go on a rehab assignment shortly.