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Davis Hits 2 HRs As Orioles Pound Yankees 11-3

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Designated hitter Chris Davis #19 of the Baltimore Orioles (C) celebrates with teammates in the dugout after against the Cleveland Indians during the fifth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 27, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Designated hitter Chris Davis #19 of the Baltimore Orioles (C) celebrates with teammates in the dugout after against the Cleveland Indians during the fifth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 27, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

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DAVID GINSBURG
AP Sports Writer

BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Davis homered twice to raise his major league-leading total to 30, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Yankees 11-3 Saturday night to extend New York’s losing streak to four games.

Davis hit a three-run drive in the first inning and added a two-run shot in the sixth, his third multihomer game of the season. The five RBIs gave him 79, second-most in the big leagues and just six short of his career high.

Ryan Flaherty also homered for the Orioles, who built a 9-0 lead in the third against David Phelps (5-5). Baltimore will seek to complete a three-game sweep on Sunday.

Zach Britton (2-2) limited the offensively challenged, injury-riddled Yankees to one earned run over 5 2-3 innings.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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