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Eaton's HR lifts D-backs to 7-6 win over Orioles

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PHOENIX (AP) -

Adam Eaton hit the first pitch of the ninth inning for a game-ending homer and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-6 on Monday night.

Arizona trailed 4-2 before stringing together three straight run-scoring singles in the seventh inning to take the lead.

Chris Davis tied the game in the eighth inning with major league-leading 43rd homer.

Wil Nieves then led off the bottom half with his first homer in a year to put Arizona up 6-5.

Baltimore tied it in the ninth on Nick Markakis' sacrifice fly off Brad Ziegler (6-1), but Eaton put a quick end to a night of momentum swings by sending the first pitch by Darren O'Day (5-2) into the pool in right-center to set off a wild celebration.

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