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Chris Davis ties Brady Anderson's Orioles single-season HR record with 50th homer of the season
Chris Davis ties Brady Anderson's Orioles single-season HR record with 50th homer of the season

TORONTO -- Orioles first baseman Chris Davis tied Brady Anderson for the franchise home run record with his eighth-inning solo blast Friday night against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. The milestone homer broke a second-place tie with Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, who hit 49 in his American League Triple Crown year in 1966. Davis hit No. 50 – off Blue Jays pitcher Steve Delabar – to left center field on a 2-2 changeup, giving the Orioles a 4-3 lead in a game they'd win 5-3. Davis reached 50 in 146 games this season; Anderson appeared in 149 games when he 50 in 1996. Anderson's 50th also came in this stadium. In the past 10 years, only six other big...

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