#ASGWorthy Jones hammers historic HR

O's slugger sets Camden Yards record with 125th round-tripper

May 23rd, 2017

BALTIMORE -- Orioles center fielder is the new home run leader at Camden Yards.

In a 14-7 loss to the Twins on Monday night, Jones' two-out, three-run homer off capped a five-run second inning and gave the Orioles a 5-0 lead, solidifying the outfielder's spot up top.

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Jones, who tied Rafael Palmeiro with Sunday's home run, hit No. 125 on the first pitch, scoring J.J. Hardy and Seth Smith with the left-center-field homer.

"I've said a few times, after the season or after my career is over, I'll probably get a good perspective on the accomplishments that I've had during my career, but I just go every day, one day at a time," Jones said. "I know it's so cliché, but that's really what I do. I just try and win for that day, and let today be for today and tomorrow be for tomorrow."

The 31-year-old Jones sent his eighth homer an estimated 381 feet with an exit velocity of 105 mph, according to Statcast™. He also has 21 RBIs.

Jones entered Monday's game ranked second in the Majors with a .435 batting average with runners in scoring position and is on his way to having a career year in walks.