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MLB: Baltimore 6, New York Yankees 3

May 22, 2013 at 10:42 PM

BALTIMORE, May 22 (UPI) -- Chris Davis had four of Baltimore's 14 hits and one of its three home runs Wednesday, helping power the Orioles by the New York Yankees 6-3.

Baltimore scored three times in both the first and third innings, then held on to defeat the Yankees for the second straight night.

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Those two wins came after the Orioles had lost the first six outings of an eight-game homestand. Baltimore will play its next six on the road.

Davis hit a two-run homer in the first after Nick Markakis had delivered a solo shot. Davis was aboard in the third when Matt Wieters hit a three-run blast.

Curtis Granderson and David Adams hit solo homers for the Yankees.

The win went to Jason Hammel (6-2), who gave up two runs on six hits with six strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings.

New York starter Huroki Kuroda (6-3) left the game in the third with what the Yankees said was a bruised right calf he had suffered one inning earlier. The injury came when he was hit by a line drive off the bat of Manny Machado.

Kuroda was touched for five runs on eight hits.

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