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Orioles’ Trey Mancini quietly putting together one of the best offensive seasons in baseball

Orioles’ Trey Mancini quietly putting together one of the best offensive seasons in baseball

Trey Mancini continued what has quietly been one of the most productive offensive seasons in baseball Wednesday night.

Oakland Athletics right-hander Frankie Montas retired the first 12 Orioles he faced in a 10-3 victory before Mancini sent a 2-0 fastball out to right-center field for his sixth home run. Mancini’s six home runs are more than all but three major leaguers, with the right-handed hitter sending all of them to center or right field.

“Once they’re throwing the ball on the opposite side of the plate, I’m just not trying to do too much with it,” Mancini said. “Not overswinging and just taking what’s given to me. Some of those have just happened to go for home runs, so...

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