Giancarlo Stanton reaches 400 home runs of his MLB career

Giancarlo Stanton reaches 400 home runs of his MLB career

NY – Giancarlo Stanton hit his 400th career home run, Gerrit Cole polished his Cy Young Award credentials and the New York Yankees They beat the 5-1 on Tuesday Detroit Tigers.

DJ LeMahieu led off the game with a home run, the second time he has done so in four games. Venezuelan Gleyber Torres added an RBI double for the last-place Yankees (69-69), who have won four in a row and seven of eight to reach a .500 percentage for the first time since August 15.

Stanton’s two-run homer was off reliever Jose Cisnero and broke a 1-1 tie in the sixth. He reached 400 home runs in 1,520 games, the fourth-fastest in history, behind Mark McGwire (1,412), Babe Ruth (1,475) and Alex Rodriguez (1,489).

Cole (13-4) struck out seven while allowing one run in six innings. He went on to lead the American League with a 2.90 ERA.

Jasson Dominguez, the Yankees’ sought-after Dominican prospect, went 1-for-4 with a double in the eighth inning in his debut at Yankee Stadium.

For the Tigers, Venezuelan Miguel Cabrera went 1 for 3, one RBI. Puerto Rican Javier Baez 4-3.

For the Yankees, the Venezuelans Torres 4-1, one run scored and two RBIs; Everson Pereira 3-1; and Oswaldo Peraza 3-0.

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