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home run

A cable that begins at a central distribution point, such as a hub or PBX, and runs to its destination station without connecting to anything else. Home runs are used in star topologies.
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Angels starter Ervin Santana was not completely horrible, but he did give back three home runs to the Orioles.
Power shortage: Burbank (3-5, 1-4) has just two home runs in 219 at-bats.
Garret Anderson's first home run of the season closed the gap to 6-3 in the sixth inning.
Stock homered Wednesday against Moorpark, giving him five home runs for the season, one behind Lambo, who has six in seven games.
Aside from Granderson's inside-the-park homer, Colon gave up home runs to Magglio Ordonez and Craig Monroe during a four-run fifth inning.
Besides the three-run inside-the-park homer by Granderson, Colon gave up home runs to Magglio Ordonez and Craig Monroe, both coming during a four-run fifth inning.
A guy like Orlando Cabrera is telling me he'd have 10 more home runs - it gets frustrating for guys sometimes.
Guerrero dazzled the crowd with prodigious solo home runs into the upper deck in left field in both the fourth and sixth innings.
April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Wouldn't it be great to attend the 2007 Major League All-Star Game festivities in San Francisco as the special guest of baseball's all-time greatest sluggers -- the members of The 500 HOME RUN CLUB?
When the season started, Salmon only needed 10 home runs to reach 300 and when he hit six almost right out of the gate when Rivera was out with a rib injury, it looked like he was a cinch to get it.
His post-BALCO physique testified of his monomaniacal focus on hitting home runs.
This year McGwire has an excellent shot at shattering Roger Maris's 1961 record of 61 home runs in a single season.