The O's entered the game 41-86, the second worst record in baseball behind the Detroit Tigers. Baltimore likely won't be the only club to pass the 2016 Reds in a historically homer-friendly season. Entering Thursday, the Seattle Mariners, Los Angeles Angels, New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies were on track to allow at least 259 homers. The league as a whole is on pace to easily surpass the record of 6,105 homers in 2017.
The teams were tied 2-2 when a downpour sent the opener of a four-game series into a rain delay in the bottom of the fifth.
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