Yesterday we told you that MLB set a record for most homers hit in a season Tuesday night with 5,694.
And yesterday the two men most responsible for that new record helped get a little closer to 6K.
In the AL, it was the league leader in homers, Aaron Judge who hit 45th home run and of the season. And not only that, the rookie also had three RBI—raising his total to 101—putting him over the century mark in RBIs, walks and runs this season.
And if you think that’s easy to do—guess again.
Only two other players to have ever accomplished that feat as a rookie—since RBIs became an official stat in 1920—Al Rosen in 1950 and some dude named Ted Williams in 1939.
Meanwhile over in the NL, Giancarlo Stanton padded the MLB record and inched closer to one of his own as the Miami Marlin hit his major league-leading 56th homer in the eighth Wednesday to punctuate the Miami Marlins' 9-2 win over the New York Mets, completing a three-game sweep.