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After stretch of strong play, the O's get a day off. The Orioles are 13-7 this June and have a +42 run differential. Not too shabby. Except for Chris Tillman. His performance to date has been precisely too shabby. Anywho...the Birds are in Boston for a quick three game road trip and return home for a weekend series against Tito and the Tribe.

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On this day in 1962, Boog Powell became the first player to homer over the center field hedge at Memorial Stadium, The 469 foot shot was hit against the Red Sox. In 1977, the Red Sox hit five homers (but no grand slams) off of Jim Palmer to defeat the O's 5-4. In 2007, Miguel Tejada went on the DL to end his consecutive game streak at 1.152 games. It's the fifth longest streak in history.

It's the birthday of Esteban Yan, Willie Harris, Mike Anderson and Russ Snyder.