MLB: New York Yankees and an unforgettable month of home runs (+Videos) | baseball 123

Harold Capote Fernandez

With the categorical display of home run power shown so far in the month of June, the New York Yankees more than ratify the reason for their everlasting and famous nickname: The Bronx Bombers.

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So far, with the two dispatched this Monday, one for Anthony Rizzo and the other for Giancarlo Stanton, Los Mulos Del Bronx, total 54 in month six of the year, a record number according to the Twitter account New York Yankees Stats, specialized in statistics and data of this cast.

Never before during a month of June has the franchise hit so many home runs, and this is a long history of power that, as we know, began with Babe Ruth, passing through Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris, Reggie Jackson, Dave Winfield. , Jason Giambi, Hideki Matsui, Alex Rodríguez, Gary Sheffield, Robinson Canó, Mark Teixeira among others, until reaching the current generation underpinned by Aaron Judge.

The Judge, just this year is the top home run hitter in the Majors, with a good advantage over his immediate followers: Pete Alonso, Yordan Álvarez and Mike Trout with 22.

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So far this tournament, in the cast led by Aaron Boone, Judge is followed in four-corner hits by Rizzo with 20, Stanton with 18, 13 for Gleyber Torres, 9 for Joey Gallo, 7 for DJ LeMahieu , 6 are from José Trevino, Josh Donaldson and Matt Carpenter, followed by Kyle Higashioka with 4, Aaron Hicks with 3, Marwin González and Tim Locastro with 1.