The New York Yankees smacked an incredible 19 home runs in their series sweep of the Blue Jays. These five stood out most.
The New York Yankees put together a historic performance in their three-game sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays. They became the first team in MLB history to slug at least six home runs in three straight games.
In addition, the Bombers set two team records including home runs in a single series with 19 and home runs in a single-inning when they slugged five off Blue Jays starter Chase Anderson in the fourth inning of Thursday’s victory.
While there’s plenty of home runs to choose from, these five stood out as the most memorable from the Bronx Bombers historic series:
5. Giancarlo Stanton reintroduces himself
2020 has been yet another injury-riddled season for Giancarlo Stanton, who was activated from the injured list Monday after missing over a month left hamstring strain.
However, it’d be impossible to tell Stanton had been fresh off the IL when watching the home run he hit in Thursday night’s historic fourth inning for the Yankees.
The former NL MVP slugged a 418-foot opposite-field home run into the Yankee Stadium right-field bleachers to reintroduce himself to the Yankees lineup.