Chris Davis homers three times in O’s rout of Pirates

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Orioles slugger Chris Davis entered Tuesday night’s series opener against the Pirates with just three home runs on the year. He doubled that total in three straight at-bats, smacking a two-run shot in the top of the fifth inning, a solo shot in the seventh inning, and another two-run shot in the ninth inning.

Davis watched his OPS jump from .725 to .844. It was the second three-homer game of his career. Here’s the third blast of the night, with a great call from O’s play-by-play man Gary Thorne …

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The Orioles wound up defeating the host Bucs in a 9-2 rout and are now 23-20 on the season.