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O's sweep A's behind Steve Clevenger's first home run in Baltimore

O's sweep A's behind Steve Clevenger's first home run in Baltimore

After hitting his first Orioles home run and first in his hometown Monday, Steve Clevenger stood by his locker following the club's 4-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics wearing a huge smile on his face and an incredibly appropriate T-shirt on his chest. “Just happy to be here. Hope I can help the ballclub,” read the words on his shirt, clichés from the quintessential minor league baseball movie, “Bull Durham.” It's an old T-shirt, Clevenger admitted, but “it's perfect for today, right?” Perfect. Clevenger, a Baltimore native who spent part of his childhood in the Pigtown neighborhood near Camden Yards and graduated from...

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