Yankees slugger Stanton hits 400 career homers…4th fewest in history

New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton (33)바카라has reached 400 career home runs.

Stanton hit a two-run home run to left field in the sixth inning of a home game against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium in New York City.

With the score tied 1-1 and two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning, Stanton took a three-pitch low slider from Detroit reliever Jose Cisneros on a 1-1 pitch count and sent it over the left field fence on a bullet straightaway.

Stanton’s launch angle was just 18 degrees, but his bat speed was a whopping 188 miles per hour, and the ball measured 137.4 meters.

Stanton, who broke into the big leagues in 2010 with the Florida (Miami’s predecessor) Marlins, reached the 400-homer plateau in 15 seasons.

He also reached the milestone in just 1,520 games, the fourth-fewest games played by any player in history behind Mark McGwire (1,412), Babe Ruth (1,475), and Alex Rodriguez (1,489).

Stanton acknowledges the fans
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Stanton is the 10th player to hit 400 home runs in a Yankees uniform and the 58th in Major League Baseball.

After hitting 267 home runs in eight seasons with the Marlins from 2010-2017, Stanton hit just 133 in seven seasons with the Yankees from 2018 to this year.

In particular, Stanton has been plagued by injuries, and his batting average has dropped to .205 this season, often drawing boos from fans.

But when he hit his 22nd home run of the season and 400th of his career, Yankees fans gave him a standing ovation.

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