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Manny Machado homer helps Orioles snap Dodgers' winning streak

Manny Machado homer helps Orioles snap Dodgers' winning streak

Pedro Baez interrupted his throwing as the uninvited object approached his view. Baez had spent about five minutes loosening up inside the Dodgers bullpen, waiting for the signal from Manager Dave Roberts to replace starter Kenta Maeda. Before the call arrived, Baez craned his neck upward to watch Baltimore Orioles star Manny Machado demolish a baseball in his general vicinity. 

The three-run home run landed several feet to Baez’s left, near the top of the left-field pavilion. The blast evicted Maeda from the game in the fifth inning and proved conclusive in a 4-1 defeat. The loss ended a five-game winning streak for the Dodgers and reinforced Maeda’s continued...

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