Tying last year’s home run total

Ty Wigginton hit 11 home runs in 410 at-bats last season.

He just belted No. 11 this year in his 116th at-bat.

I don’t want to jinx the guy, but I like his chances of surpassing last year’s total.

Wigginton gave the Orioles a 1-0 lead in the second inning by crushing a 78 mph changeup from Cleveland starter Mitch Talbot. Wigginton swung at the first pitch and launched it 414 feet to left field.

Adam Jones has the other hit off Talbot, a single in the first inning. He was cut down trying to steal.

Brian Matusz has recorded three strikeouts in two innings, on 92 and 91 mph fastballs and an 81 mph slider.

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