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The most impressive part of this Manny Machado homer was Mychal Givens' catch in the bullpen

If you've heard any noise in or around ballparks across the country recently, it's probably just been Manny Machado and the boys boppin'. The Orioles entered Saturday with an AL-best 20 home runs to their credit, thanks in part to Mark Trumbo's two-homer inning on Friday night.

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So folks were interested to see whether or not the O's would keep on thumping through Saturday, and it didn't take long to learn that, yes, they would because Machado launched a liner out over the left-field wall in his first at-bat of the game against the Rangers.

Perhaps more impressive than Machado's nice rip was relief pitcher Mychal Givens' flash of the leather out in the visitor's bullpen:

If the O's are looking for another outfielder, they might have just found their man. For what it's worth, Adam Jones and Chris Davis went on to homer before the game was even half over. Basically, the O's can mash, you guys.