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Mark Teixeira Hits 400th Career Home Run: Latest Comments and Reaction

class="ui-droppable">New York Yankees slugger Mark Teixeira reached a notable milestone Sunday, swatting his 400th career home run during his team's game against the San Diego Padres.

Major League Baseball's official Twitter account broke the news after Teixeira's solo shot off Carlos Villanueva in the top of the eighth inning:



Teixeira's achievement was a welcome bright spot amid what was otherwise a forgettable day to compound a disappointing 2016 campaign. The three-time All-Star raised his average to .188 with his sixth homer of the year after striking out in each of his three prior at-bats.

Carlos Beltran, Teixeira's teammate, is another switch-hitter who has reached the 400-homer mark this year, which at this juncture ...

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