Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones cruises across home plate scoring on a double by Chris Davis in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres in San Diego, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. (Photo: AP)
SAN DIEGO (AP)- Adam Jones tied his career-high with four hits, including a home run, drove in two runs and scored twice against his hometown Padres as the Baltimore Orioles beat San Diego 4-1 Tuesday night.
Bud Norris won his second straight start since joining the Orioles, holding San Diego to one run and five hits in six innings.
Jones homered into the balcony on the second level of the Western Metal Supply Co. brick warehouse in the left field corner at Petco Park leading off the fourth off Edinson Volquez. It was his 23rd. Jones singled in the first to bring in Nate McClouth, aboard on a leadoff double. He singled and scored on Chris Davis' double in the eighth.
Norris (8-9) struck out five and walked two.
Jim Johnson pitched the ninth for his 39th save, tops in the majors.