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Davidson back in lineup after resting calf

6:32 PM EDT

BALTIMORE -- Matt Davidson returned to the lineup for Saturday night's 2-0 win against the Orioles after missing four straight games with a strained left calf, and he will play again on Sunday, according to White Sox manager Rick RenteriaDavidson went 0-for-3 with a strikeout while batting in the No.

BALTIMORE -- Matt Davidson returned to the lineup for Saturday night's 2-0 win against the Orioles after missing four straight games with a strained left calf, and he will play again on Sunday, according to White Sox manager Rick Renteria
Davidson went 0-for-3 with a strikeout while batting in the No. 7 spot as the designated hitter, and despite not getting a hit, Renteria liked what he saw.
"He took some good swings," Renteria said. "He missed one in the second at-bat, I thought."
Overall, everything went well for Davidson, and that eased some of Renteria's concerns about putting him in on back-to-back days.
"He'll be back in there at first base tomorrow," Renteria said.
Davidson had yet to play on this road trip, missing the entire three-game series in Kansas City, and he also sat out of Friday night's 8-6 victory over the Orioles.
Davidson has 20 homers and 58 RBIs this season, and Renteria said before the game that he was glad to get him into the lineup once more.
"Just [want to] get him back in there, get his bat in there," Renteria said before the game."It's been five days now since he's played. I want to make sure he gets in there and gets some at-bats."
Notes
Ryan Cordell made a nice trade after Friday's win. The rookie got his first Major League homer (and hit) in the eighth inning, and the fan who caught it in left field gave Cordell the ball in exchange for a ball and a bat along with a picture outside of the White Sox locker room.
• The American League East has a number of tough teams -- start with the Red Sox and Yankees -- but the White Sox have done well in the division's home ballparks. After last night's game, Chicago is 9-4 in AL East road contests.
• After Friday's game, the White Sox have struck out 1,421 times this season, tops in the Major Leagues and a franchise record.

** Jeff Seidel ** is a contributor to MLB.com based in Baltimore.