Found May 27, 2012 on Outside the Boxscore:
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During last night's Baltimore Orioles/Kansas City Royals game, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis lost his bat into the stands in the fifth inning and had it returned by the fan who caught it.

Later in the game, Davis was at the plate with his returned bat and slugged a home run into right field much to the delight of the fan who returned it:

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