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Yanks' Sanchez quickest to hit 11 homers

(AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

NEW YORK (AP) With each day, with every swing, this run by Gary Sanchez becomes even more remarkable.

The New York Yankees rookie hit a home run for the third straight game Saturday, highlighting a 13-5 rout over the Baltimore Orioles.

Sanchez hit a drive that bounced off the top of the right-center field wall and over. He reached 11 career home runs faster than anyone in major league history - 23 games, including two hitless games last year.


AL Home Runs
Rank Name HR
1 M. Trumbo, Bal39
2 E. Encarnación, Tor36
3 K. Davis, Oak33
4t N. Cruz, Sea32
4t C. Davis, Bal32
4t T. Frazier, CWS32
7 M. Machado, Bal31
8t J. Donaldson, Tor30
8t B. Dozier, Min30
8t E. Longoria, TB30
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NL Home Runs
Rank Name HR
1 K. Bryant, ChC35
2 N. Arenado, Col34
3 C. Carter, Mil30
4 A. Duvall, Cin29
5t J. Bruce, NYM27
5t T. Story, Col27
7t Y. Céspedes, NYM26
7t F. Freeman, Atl26
7t M. Kemp, Atl26
7t Y. Tomás, Ari26
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