Jose Bautista hits 47th homer
BALTIMORE -- Jose Bautista hit his major league-leading 47th home run Wednesday night, tying the Toronto Blue Jays club record set in 1987 by George Bell.
Bautista sent an 0-1 pitch from Baltimore's Brad Bergesen over the center-field wall in the first inning. The drive landed in the bullpen and gave the Blue Jays a 1-0 lead.
It was his seventh of the season off the Orioles, the most against any team. It was his second off Bergesen.
Bautista began the year with 59 career homers.
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