Reynolds moves into O’s top 10 homers list

When Mark Reynolds hit his 37th homer on Saturday against Justin Verlander, he moved into a tie with Albert Belle and Boog Powell for ninth most homers by an Oriole in one season.

Powell hit 37 in 1969 and Belle did it in 1999.

Reynolds may not add to his total today as he is not in the lineup this afternoon in Detroit.

He has now hit five homers over his last seven games and if he can add one or more in the remaining games, he can continue to move up the single-season homer charts.

If he gets 38, he’ll tie Rafael Palmeiro from 1997 for eighth on the list. If he gets to 39, he will tie Palmeiro from 1995 and 1996 and Powell from 1964 for fifth on the list.

He won’t catch Brady Anderson at number one.

Here is the list of most homers in a season by an Oriole:
50 - Brady Anderson, 1996
49 - Frank Robinson, 1966
46 - Jim Gentile, 1961
43 - Rafael Palmeiro, 1998
39 - Boog Powell in 1964, Rafael Palmeiro in 1995 and 1996
38 - Rafael Palmeiro, 1997
37 - Albert Belle in 1999, Boog Powell in 1966 and Mark Reynolds in 2011

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