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@ KC
W 11-5
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@ Bal
L 1-9
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@ Bal
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@ Bal
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Davis slam carries Orioles past Twins 9-1

BALTIMORE (AP) Chris Davis hit his fourth career grand slam and the Baltimore Orioles got a dominating pitching performance from Miguel Gonzalez in a 9-1 victory over the skidding Minnesota Twins on Friday night.

Delmon Young also homered for the AL East-leading Orioles, who built an 8-0 lead in the fifth inning against rookie Trevor May (0-4).

Baltimore's fourth win in five games was marred by an injury to first baseman Steve Pearce, who left with a right abdominal strain. The severity of the injury was not immediately apparent, but a prolonged absence would be a blow to a team that's already lost third baseman Manny Machado for the season.

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Leaders
AVG: K. Suzuki.293
HR: B. Dozier20
RBI: T. Plouffe66
SB: B. Dozier20
W: P. Hughes14
ERA: P. Hughes3.70
Saves: G. Perkins32
K: P. Hughes152
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Kansas City 7460.552-
Detroit 7361.5451
Cleveland 6964.5194.5
Chi White Sox 6174.45213.5
Minnesota 5975.44015
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .250 (17)
Runs: 584 (6)
Hits: 1150 (16)
Home Runs: 105 (21)
Stolen Bases: 80 (12)
OBP: .322 (8)
SLG: .384 (16)
Total Bases: 1769 (15)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.51 (28)
Runs Allowed: 628 (26)
Saves: 34 (14)
Strikeouts: 842 (30)
OpBA: .278 (30)
OBP: .329 (26)
SLG: .420 (28)
Run Support: 4.43 (6)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/23 Y. Pino Called Up from Minors (recalled as 26th roster player)
8/23 Y. Pino Return of 26th man
8/15 R. Nolasco Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
8/15 R. Nolasco Removed From 15-Day DL (Right elbow strain)
8/15 Y. Pino Sent to Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
7/24 P. Hughes Bruised right shin (day-to-day)
7/7 R. Nolasco off 15-day DL
7/2 J. Mauer off 15-day DL
6/27 D. Santana off 15-day DL
6/15 E. Nunez off 15-day DL
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