Two days after Chris Davis finally ended his 0-for-54 at-bat streak, the Baltimore Orioles first baseman crushed his first home run of the season in the team's 8-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox.
With one out and a full count against Boston reliever Heath Hembree, Davis hit a two-run 408-foot bomb to right field, and it gave the O's a 6-1 lead in the top of the eighth in their fourth and final game in a road series against the Red Sox.
Davis' last home run was August 24th in the Orioles' loss to the New York Yankees.
Crush Davis. pic.twitter.com/WwY8BDIHkU— MLB (@MLB) April 15, 2019
Davis finished Monday's win going 1-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts, raising his batting average to 0.89.
Prior to Satuday's game against the Red Sox, Davis' hitless streak dated back to September 15, and his 0-for-54 mark set an MLB record -- although that's not really the kind of record you want. Before getting a hit Saturday -- a two-run single off Boston's Rick Porcello -- Davis' batting average was 0.00, as he opened the 2019 season going 0-for-33 with 16 strikeouts and a handful of walks.
In Boston's 9-5 win Satuday, the first baseman finished with three hits and four RBI, but then he went 0-for-4 on Sunday in his team's 4-0 loss.
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