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Chris Davis returns to Orioles lineup after clearing the air with Brandon Hyde

Chris Davis returns to Orioles lineup after clearing the air with Brandon Hyde

Chris Davis is back in the starting lineup Saturday after sitting on the bench on Friday.

Davis said Friday that the Orioles' losing season, combined with his own poor performance and a particular miscue at first base is what pushed him over the edge, leading to a heated exchange with manager Brandon Hyde. Davis had to be restrained during the incident and finally got to explain his side of the story ahead of the Orioles' Friday night game.

"It’s going to happen when you have that much frustration when you’re constantly having to deal with failure," Davis said.

He added that he and Hyde are "going to be fine."

Davis is batting .182 on the season but maintained that he thinks he's been able to help the team on defense. After failing to make a pick on a throw in the dirt, the Orioles gave up a two-run home run later in the inning. In the dugout, the frustration just boiled over.

Davis returns to the lineup, batting seventh and playing first base. Here's the full lineup:

1. Villar SS
2. Mancini RF
3. Santander LF
4. Nunez DH
5. Peterson 3B
6. Sisco C
7. Davis 1B
8. Alberto 2B
9. Wilkerson CF
Brooks RHP

The Orioles take on the Astros Saturday night at 7:05 p.m. at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

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The most unbelievable catch of the Orioles' dismal season came in the team's final game

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The most unbelievable catch of the Orioles' dismal season came in the team's final game

It's not how you start, it's how you finish, and boy did Orioles right fielder Steve Wilkerson make sure the team went out with a bang against the Boston Red Sox.

Bottom of the eighth, game knotted at four, Jackie Bradley Jr. sent what seemed to be a moonshot to right field...

But what happens next is arguably the best catch of the entire MLB season. 

This catch by Wilkerson is nothing less than spectacular. Not only did he possess the focus to track the ball beyond the wall, but the athleticism to make the catch while almost tumbling over backwards into the crowd. 

This year may have been a huge let down for Baltimore, but here's to a bright spot heading into the offseason. 

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Orioles Roundup: Baltimore topples Blue Jays, 11-4

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Orioles Roundup: Baltimore topples Blue Jays, 11-4

The Orioles are now five games better than last season's woeful 47-115 record. While they continue to win meaningless games late in the season, their poor season won't go away. 

Player Notes:

Dylan Bundy gave up only two runs in seven innings pitched against the Blue Jays, bringing his season's ERA down to 4.79. 

Also, Trey Mancini went a perfect 5-5 in the Orioles win Tuesday night. He's now batting .373 against Toronto, hitting 25 of his 94 RBI this season against Toronto. Dwight Smith Jr. also impressed with a 3-4 showing, hitting a homer and three RBI of his own. 

Injuries: 

OF Mason Williams, knee, out indefinitely

RP Hunter Harvey, biceps, sidelined, day-to-day

RP Josh Rogers, elbow, 60-Day IL, out indefinitely 

SP Alex Cobb, back, 60-Day IL, 2020

Coming Up: 

Wednesday, Sept. 25: Orioles at Toronto, 7:07 p.m. at Rogers Centre

Thursday, Sept. 26: Orioles at Boston, 7:10 p.m. at Fenway Park

Friday, Sept. 27: Orioles at Boston, 1:05 p.m. at Fenway Park