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Matt Wieters homers in 11th as Orioles walk off with win over Braves

Matt Wieters homers in 11th as Orioles walk off with win over Braves

Much of the excitement heading into Monday night's game against the Atlanta Braves centered on the return to Camden Yards of long-time Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis. In the ninth, though, it was another former Oriole that was given the task of preserving a win for Atlanta, and former closer Jim Johnson couldn't hold onto a one-run lead, pushing the night into extra innings. It ended in the 11th on a game-ending homer by Matt Wieters, a solo shot to right center to give the Orioles a 2-1 victory. The blast against Luis Avilan (2-4) was the fourth homer the lefty reliever has given up this season and fourth career walkoff home run for Wieters, who now has four on the...

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