BALTIMORE (AP) — Manny Machado had a grand slam and a career-high five RBIs, leading the Baltimore Orioles over the White Sox, 10-2, on Thursday night and stopping Chicago's six-game winning streak.
Chris Davis and Mark Trumbo hit consecutive third-inning homers for the Orioles, whose 8-1 record at Camden Yards is the best home mark in the major leagues.
Machado stopped an 0-for-17 slide with an RBI double in a four-run third inning against John Danks (0-4) and homered in the sixth off Jake Petricka. Machado is batting .333 with a team-high seven homers.
Mychal Givens (2-0) pitched 1 1/3 scoreless innings to win in relief of Tyler Wilson, who allowed two runs and four hits in 4 2/3 innings.
Danks gave up six runs and nine hits in six-plus innings. He has lost seven straight starts dating to Sept. 14.
Baltimore had scored just five runs in its previous four games, but the Orioles' offense woke up against Chicago, which has the best record in the AL at 16-7.
After Todd Frazier's two-run homer in the first, Adam Jones hit an RBI double in the bottom half. Baltimore burst ahead 5-2 in the third on Machado's double, Davis' two-run homer and Trumbo's solo shot.
Before Machado's slam, which landed in the Orioles' bullpen, second baseman Brett Lawrie could not handle a sharp grounder by Nolan Reimold, an error that allowed J.J. Hardy to score from second
White Sox closer David Robertson was placed on the bereavement list prior because of the death of his father-in-law and will miss at least three games. Robertson leads the AL with eight saves.
White Sox: LHP Carlos Rodon (1-2) is to make his fifth start on Friday. He pitched a scoreless inning in his only other appearance at Camden Yards on April 29 last year.
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