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Baltimore,  MD (SportsNetwork.com)  - After  being  left out  of the  starting 
lineup,  Chris Davis made the most of his pinch-hitting appearance by smacking 
a  three-run walk-off homer that lifted the Baltimore Orioles to a 6-4 victory 
over the Chicago White Sox. 

With  Ronald  Belisario (3-4) on  the mound for Chicago  in the ninth with the 
White  Sox holding a 4-3 lead, Steve Pearce singled and Adam Jones was plunked 
with  no outs. Belisario struck out Nelson Cruz, but Davis entered the game to 
hit for Delmon Young and crushed a slider over the wall in right for the win. 

"Honestly,  I was  just trying to put  something in the gap and tie the game," 
Davis said. "I hit it pretty good." 

Caleb  Joseph  and Jones both  homered earlier  and Young finished 3-for-4 for 
Baltimore, which has won three straight and five of its last six. 

Brad Brach (1-0) earned the win after not allowing a hit across the eighth and 
ninth innings. Orioles starter Wei-Yin Chen gave up three runs on six hits and 
two walks in 5 2/3 innings of work. 

Jose  Abreu homered  among his two hits  and drove in three runs for the Whit
Sox,  who lost  their fifth straight game and eighth consecutive road contest. 
Starter Chris Sale gave up two runs and a career-high 11 hits in six innings. 

"One thing leads to another and it becomes a tough loss. You got to be able to 
bounce back," White Sox manager Robin Ventura said. 

Pearce  took  a one-out  walk in the  first inning and  was brought home after 
Jones'  blast bounced  off the  top of  the center-field  wall and  went over, 
giving the O's an early 2-0 lead. 

Adam  Eaton singled and  Gordon Beckham doubled to put men on second and third 
for  Chicago with  one out in the  third. Eaton scored on Abreu's groundout to 
first, making it a 2-1 game. 

Baltimore  loaded the  bases in  the fourth  when Manny  Machado and  Jonathan 
Schoop  singled  and moved up on  Joseph's sacrifice bunt before Nick Markakis 
was hit by a pitch. Sale got out of the jam, however, by getting Pearce to fly 
out to right and striking out Jones. 

After  Baltimore squandered  another  bases-loaded opportunity  in the  fifth, 
Chicago went ahead in the sixth. 

Abreu  crushed a  leadoff blast  to center  and Dayan  Viciedo doubled.  Three 
batters  later, Conor  Gillaspie's fly  ball  to left  came out  of the  glove 
of  a  diving Cruz for a  double, giving the White Sox a 3-2 lead and chasing 
Chen from the game. 

Chicago  added another run in the seventh. Tyler Flowers opened the frame with 
a leadoff single and came home on Abreu's deep RBI double to left. 

Joseph got the O's within one during the eighth after connecting on a splitter 
from reliever Zach Putnam for a home run to left. 

                                   Game Notes 

Davis'  homer was  Baltimore's  first pinch-hit,  walk-off  homer since  Larry 
Sheets  in 1988 against Seattle ... Davis was hitting .130 (7-for-54) over his 
last  14  games ... Abreu's 22  home runs are the  most by a rookie before the 
All-Star  break since  Mark McGwire hit 33  in 1987 ... Eaton has reached base 
safely in 18 straight games. 

 
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