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Chris Davis hits home run #48 while teammate Scott Feldman blanks the White Sox

Sep 6, 2013, 11:00 PM EDT

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Orioles first baseman Chris Davis hadn’t homered since August 28, which created a bit of tension as Miguel Cabrera attempts to win another Triple Crown. Cabrera, though, has played once since the 30th, so the four-homer gap between the two remained until tonight, when Davis blasted #48 off of White Sox starter John Danks in the sixth inning. He finished the night 3-for-4.

Danny Valencia homered in the third and Matt Wieters went yard in the sixth as well in support of Orioles starter Scott Feldman, who held the feeble White Sox offense scoreless over nine innings. The right-hander, acquired via a trade with the Cubs on July 2, allowed just five hits and a walk while striking out three. Feldman has a 3.63 ERA since joining the Orioles and became the first Oriole to throw a shutout since Jason Hammel on June 16 last year against the Braves. It is also the first shutout of the 30-year-old’s career.

Gary Thorne’s call of the Davis homer is one for the ages:

  1. DJ MC - Sep 6, 2013 at 11:40 PM

    I said it earlier today: Gary Thorne is great.

  2. proudlycanadian - Sep 7, 2013 at 5:54 AM

    The White Sox are not playing favorites against the AL East contenders. They were swept by both the Red Sox and the Yankees and have lost the first 2 games against Baltimore.

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