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Orioles outlast Red Sox in 13 innings

Baltimore, MD (Sports Network) - Chris Davis' RBI single in the bottom of the 13th lifted the Baltimore Orioles over the Boston Red Sox, 5-4, in the opener of a four-game series.

Alex Wilson (1-1), who pitched the 11th and 12th, stayed on to pitch the 13th for Boston. With two outs, Nick Markakis walked and Adam Jones singled to right. Davis followed with a bloop single to left to plate the winning run.

Davis ended with two RBI for the Orioles, who have won four of five. Danny Valencia hit a solo homer, while Manny Machado and Matt Wieters had an RBI apiece.

Baltimore starter Kevin Gausman allowed two runs on six hits while striking out five over 5 1/3 innings. T.J. McFarland (1-0) tossed a scoreless 13th to pick up the win.

David Ortiz and Mike Carp hit back-to-back homers in the fourth for the Red Sox, who went 1-for-7 with runners in scoring position. Stephen Drew and Jacoby Ellsbury each knocked in a run.

Boston starter Felix Doubront gave up four runs -- three earned -- on seven hits while striking out five over 4 2/3 innings.

Valencia led off the third with a homer to left to start a three-run inning for the Orioles. Ryan Flaherty followed with a double down the left-field line, moved to third on a sacrifice bunt and raced home on Machado's single to center. Markakis singled before being thrown out at second on a fielder's choice. Davis' RBI single to right made it a 3-0 game.

Ortiz and Carp hit back-to-back homers in the fourth to make it a one-run contest.

The O's tacked on another run in the fifth. Markakis reached first on third baseman Will Middlebrooks' fielding error and Jones was hit by a pitch. After Davis struck out swinging, Wieters hit an RBI single to left-center field.

The Red Sox used a two-run seventh to tie the game. Daniel Nava, Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Middlebrooks each singled in succession to load the bases with no outs. Drew followed with a sacrifice fly and Saltalamacchia scored the tying run when the Orioles tried to turn a double play on Ellsbury's grounder. Ellsbury just beat the throw to first to allow the run to score.

Game Notes

Baltimore improved to 3-1 against the Red Sox this season ... Boston first baseman Mike Napoli left in the third inning with an illness ... The Red Sox recalled Wilson from Triple-A Pawtucket prior to the game ... The Orioles went 4-for-14 with runners in scoring position and stranded 16.

06/14 00:12:44 ET

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