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Josh Hamilton homers four times as Rangers trounce Orioles

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BALTIMORE, Md. (KWWL) -

The Texas Rangers love hitting at Camden Yards, especially Josh Hamilton.

The Rangers outfielder has become the 16th player in major league history to homer four times in a game, and the first since Carlos Delgado with Toronto in 2003. Hamilton also set an American League record with 18 total bases as the Rangers destroyed Baltimore 10-3 Tuesday night.

Hamilton belted two-run blasts in the first, third and seventh innings before his solo shot in the eighth made him the sixth American Leaguer with a four-homer game. He also doubled in the fifth and finished with a career-high eight RBIs.

Hamilton leads the American League in each Triple-Crown category, batting .406 with 14 homers and 36 RBIs.

Texas has outscored the Orioles 24-6 in the first two games of the series, nearly five years after the Rangers set a modern major league record with 30 runs in a game at Baltimore. The Rangers are averaging 6.5 runs a game at Camden Yards since 2007, despite being shut out four times during that span.

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