Davis gets first major league hit and RBIs (Jones homers)

Great crowd here tonight for the Reds and fireworks. If this game isn’t a sell-out, it will be pretty close to one.

Random stat of the night: Opponents are batting .375 off Cincinnati right-hander Edinson Volquez with the bases empty and no outs, the fourth-highest average in the National League.

J.J. Hardy grounded out leading off the first, and Derrek Lee walked leading off the second.

Lee took third on Matt Wieters’ ground-rule double, which halted a 2-for-21 stretch. Mark Reynolds struck out, but Blake Davis followed with a two-run triple to center field.

It looked like Davis had a three-run homer, and fireworks were accidentally set off as Davis raced into third, but it goes down as a triple.

The ball arrived at the plate ahead of Wieters, but he somehow slid around Ramon Hernandez’s tag.

Davis’ first major league hit ends up producing his first two RBIs. And maybe it removed a little of the sting from that error Wednesday afternoon in Pittsburgh.

Hardy walked on four pitches - the fourth free pass issued by Volquez - but Nick Markakis swung at the first pitch and grounded into a double play.

Update: Adam Jones swung at the fourth pitch from Volquez leading off the third inning and delivered his 12th home run.

Orioles 3, Reds 0.

Jones has driven in runs in the last six games.

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