The Orioles slam seven homers

The Orioles became the first team to hit as many seven homers in a game this season as they pounded the Toronto staff last night, 12-2.

Here are the teams that have hit at least six dingers in a game this season:

Rk Date Tm Opp Rslt HR
1 2012-09-26 BAL TOR W 12-2 7
2 2012-09-06 BAL NYY W 10-6 6
3 2012-09-05 WSN CHC W 9-1 6
4 2012-09-04 WSN CHC W 11-5 6
5 2012-06-20 ARI SEA W 14-10 6
6 2012-06-19 TOR MIL W 10-9 6
7 2012-04-17 TEX BOS W 18-3 6
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This is the third time in team history that the Orioles have hit seven homers in a game.

Here are the games that the O’s have hit at least six homers:

Rk Date Tm Opp Rslt HR
1 2012-09-26 BAL TOR W 12-2 7
2 2012-09-06 BAL NYY W 10-6 6
3 2007-08-28 BAL TBD L 8-15 6
4 1996-05-28 BAL SEA W 12-8 6
5 1996-04-11 BAL CLE W 14-4 6
6 1995-09-05 BAL CAL W 8-0 6
7 1994-07-01 BAL CAL W 14-7 6
8 1987-05-28 BAL CAL W 8-7 6
9 1987-05-09 BAL CHW W 15-6 6
10 1985-09-16 BAL DET W 14-7 6
11 1985-08-26 BAL CAL W 17-3 7
12 1983-09-03 BAL MIN W 13-0 6
13 1977-10-01 BAL BOS W 8-7 6
14 1967-05-17 BAL BOS W 12-8 7
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This is the third time that the Jays staff has allowed at least seven gophers in their history:

Rk Date Tm Opp Rslt HR
1 2012-09-26 TOR BAL L 2-12 7
2 2000-06-20 TOR DET L 6-18 8
3 1977-07-04 TOR BOS L 6-9 8
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Generated 9/27/2012.