The New York Yankees wasted no time in breaking the main league file for the longest streak of consecutive video games with a house run.
DJ LeMahieu’s leadoff homer off Toronto’s Clayton Richard within the backside of the primary inning of Tuesday evening’s recreation in New York made it 28 straight video games with a house run, breaking the file set by the 2002 Texas Rangers.
Throughout this present streak, 14 completely different Yankees have mixed to hit 51 residence runs. Aaron Choose received his first of the streak proper after LeMahieu. It additionally was the primary residence run since April 20 for Choose, who returned Friday from an indirect harm that sidelined him for 2 months.
Gleyber Torres and newly acquired slugger Edwin Encarnacion every chipped in with a house run as properly to assist the Yankees defeat the Blue Jays Four-Three.
The final recreation during which the Yankees did not hit a house run was Might 25 in opposition to the Kansas Metropolis Royals.
Final season, the Yankees set the main league file for many residence runs in a single season with 267.