Orioles’ Villar Hits HR To Break Record

Jonathan Grant | September 12th, 2019

The Baltimore Orioles have not had the kind of season they would have wanted. Not by a long stretch. Ridiculed by many, labeled a ‘minor league team’ by some, and generally smashed around by anyone and everyone, they will have gotten some joy out of what took place on Wednesday night.

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That’s because one of their own men- Justin Villar- would go deep to make history. It was league-wide history, as his home run marked the 6,125th this season for the entire MLB, but it was good history nonetheless for a team that’s had little going for it this year. The homer came in the seventh inning and it plated three runs as the Orioles took a 5-2 lead. They eventually would increase their advantage and hold on to win 7-3, ending a six-game losing streak in the process. For an awful season, it sure wasn’t too bad of night, especially against the mighty Los Angeles Dodgers.

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