Orioles Officially Have Allowed Most Homers In A Season

Jonathan Grant | August 23rd, 2019

It’s a record, albeit a dubious one, that had been destined for Baltimore for quite some time, but it was confirmed on Thursday night when the Orioles surrendered their 259th Home Run of the season to the Tampa Bay Rays.

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The batter was Austin Meadows, and he took pitcher Asher Wojciechowski deep to hand the Orioles the unwanted record that broke the Cincinnati Reds’ from just three years ago in the process. With 34 games still left, they are on pace to obliterate the record, with projections indicating they could concede around 330 by the end of the season. To make matters worse, only about 200 fans stuck around to see the end of the game, so that’s not the prettiest sight, either.

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