Manager Buck Schowalter has his young Orioles just about where he wants them: tied for first place in the AL East with Tampa Bay. While the Rays were losing to Texas, 7-2, on Saturday, the O's were taking batting practice against the A's, banging out 14 hits in a 10-1 win at Camden Yards.
Davis had already inflicted some pain on the A's staff, driving in a run in the second and two more in the fifth with a pair of singles. His homer capped a 3-for-4 outing with four RBI and two touches of home plate.
Coming to the Orioles by way of the Rangers, Davis is getting regular playing time at first base, David is making the most of it, batting .313 with four homers and 11 RBI.
The O's and A's wrap up their three-game set with the rubber game Sunday afternoon in Baltimore.
After being pounded, 18-9, by the Rockies on Friday, the Mets got their share of revenge, evening the series at a game apiece with a 7-5 win in Colorado.
Wright went 3-for-4, with a double and two singles, drove in three runs and scored twice, raising his team best batting average to a robust .385. Duda socked his fourth homer of the year in the second inning - a two-run shot that got the Mets on the board. He went 2-for-4 with four RBI.
The Mets and Rockies will complete their three-game series Sunday afternoon at Coors Field.