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Tim Beckham hits Orioles' 10,000th homer in 5-2 comeback win over Tigers

Tim Beckham hits Orioles' 10,000th homer in 5-2 comeback win over Tigers

Just five games into his Orioles career, newly acquired shortstop Tim Beckham stepped into franchise history Saturday night at Camden Yards.

Beckham’s eighth-inning homer not only helped cap the Orioles’ 5-2 comeback win over the Detroit Tigers, but it was the 10,000th home run in team history. The Orioles became the fourth major league club to reach that mark since 1954, the first year of the team’s existence, joining the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers.

His solo shot, which came off Tigers reliever Edward Mujica, was one of three homers on the night for the Orioles (54-56) as they scored five unanswered runs to win for...

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