362nd HR Trout of all-time surpasses DiMaggio—Otani and Twins go to work

Mike Trout (32-LA Angels) has passed Joe DiMaggio on the all-time home run list.

Trout started in the second spot in the lineup and went 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs in a 7-3 win over the Boston Red Sox on Friday at Angel Stadium in Los Angeles, California. With their fourth straight win, the Angels closed to within one game of the second-place Houston Astros in the American League West.안전놀이터

The home run in the fourth inning proved crucial. With two outs in the bottom of the fourth and a 5-1 lead, Trout lifted a four-pitch cutter from Boston starter Nick Pivetta over the left-center field fence. It was his 12th home run of the season and 362nd of his career. Trout, who was tied for 85th on the all-time home run list with DiMaggio prior to the game, moved past DiMaggio and into sole possession of 85th place.

He also passed Lance Berkman (366) for 84th on the all-time home run list by four, while Todd Helton and Ralph Kiner (369+) are tied for 82nd. Only Miguel Cabrera (507), Nelson Cruz (462) and Giancarlo Stanton (382) have more home runs than Trout among active players.

Trout is a three-time American League (AL) Most Valuable Player (MVP) superstar. He also boasts a storied individual career that includes 10 All-Star selections and nine Silver Slugger honors. DiMaggio is a Hall of Fame New York Yankees legend. He was a three-time AL MVP, 13-time All-Star, and two-time batting champion.

Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani. Getty Images

Interestingly, teammate Shohei Ohtani also hit a home run that day. It came in the third inning before Trout. Season 12. It was the fourth time this year that Trout and Ohtani have homered in the same game and the 26th time since becoming teammates in 2018, according to MLB.com, the official website of Major League Baseball. Ohtani is batting .232 over his last 15 games and .231 if you narrow it down to his last seven games. Despite his struggles with accuracy, he has been consistently firing on all cylinders and is tied for the team lead in home runs with Trout.

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