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Davis, Jones go deep as Orioles down Blue Jays

6:53 PM, Jul 14, 2013   |    comments
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Baltimore, MD (Sports Network) - Chris Davis crushed his major league-leading 37th homer and finished with four RBI to cap his torrid first half of the season and lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 7-4 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays in the rubber match of a three-game set at Camden Yards.

Davis went deep for the fourth consecutive game to tie the AL record for homers before the All-Star break set by Reggie Jackson in 1969.

The lefty slugger added a two-run double in the first and pushed his impressive RBI total to 93 on the season to join Detroit's Miguel Cabrera as the only players in MLB history to hit at least 30 homers and knock in 90-or- more runs before the All-Star break. Cabrera finished his first half with 30 longballs and 95 RBI.

Adam Jones homered for the third straight game and finished with two RBI for the O's, who have won four of their last five games to enter the break at 53-43, good for third in the AL East behind Boston and Tampa Bay.

Scott Feldman (1-1) struck out seven over 7 1/3 innings of five-hit, three-run ball to earn his first victory with the Orioles in his third start with the club since being acquired from the Cubs earlier this month.

Maicer Izturis plated three of Toronto's four runs, while starter Josh Johnson (1-5) was touched for all seven runs on seven hits over six frames to take the loss.

The Blue Jays have lost three of their last four games and head into the All- Star break in the cellar of the AL East at 45-49.

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