Jose Bautista hits 47th homer

Updated: September 15, 2010, 9:36 PM ET
Associated Press

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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