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MLB Bullets goes deep again and again and again

MLB Bullets goes deep again and again and again

Jonathan Villar breaks the record | Photo by Rob Tringali/MLB Photos via There are a lot of home runs. Everyone is chasing the Astros and Dodgers. A Hall for LOOGYs. A look at the Wild Card races I’m still buzzing from last night’s walk-off win by South Bend in the Midwest League Playoffs. Orioles infielder Jonathan Villar homered on Wednesday night and MLB set a new record for home runs in a season with 6,106. And counting. Sarah Langs has some other home run records set this season in that link. Dan Mullens has some facts and reactions to the record. Joe Posnanski doesn’t...
Call to the Pen Sep 12, 2019

MLB home run record crushed in Baltimore last night

Last night in Baltimore the MLB single-season home run record was broken with 18 days left in the 2019 season. The Baltimore Orioles were playing the Los Angeles Dodgers last night when the Major League record for home runs in a season was set by Jonathan Villar.  The home run was Villar’s 21st of the […] MLB home run record crushed in Baltimore last night - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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Baltimore Orioles Series Preview: Yes, they’ll still play these games...probably

Baltimore Orioles Series Preview: Yes, they’ll still play these games...probably

Aug 18, 2019; Boston, MA, USA; Baltimore Orioles second basemam Jonathan Villar (2) high fives Baltimore Orioles third baseman Renato Nunez (39) along with Baltimore Orioles designated hitter Trey Mancini (16) after hitting a three run home run during the first inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Gregory J. Fisher | Gregory Fisher-USA TODAY Sports It’s a thrilling matchup of two teams eliminated from the playoffs on the eve of expanded rosters. The eyes of baseball will all be averted. The Royals welcome in the Baltimore Orioles to try and avenge their...
Call to the Pen Aug 27, 2019

Baltimore Orioles: Jonathan Villar – long-ball master

Baltimore Orioles middle infielder Jonathan Villar has a new hobby: hitting 420-foot-plus bombs Major League Baseball’s home run epidemic of 2019 is growing a face, and it looks a heck of a lot like Baltimore Orioles infielder Jonathan Villar. Baltimore’s versatile middle infielder fits the role of the poster child for the season superbly. In the […] Baltimore Orioles: Jonathan Villar – long-ball master - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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