In a 12-6 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on August 16th, he homered twice, including a monster three-run one to the second deck in left field.
For the first time in American League history, the starting catchers for both clubs had both hit multiple homers in this game. On August 24th, he smashed his ninth home run of the season, putting him at 9 for the month.
After 13 games, he was only the third player in American League history to hit that many home runs in his first 21 games.
On August 27, he became the major league record holder for the quickest time to smash his 11th home run, doing it in just 23 career games.
In addition, he had hit more home runs than he had in all of his previous combined games in AAA. After hitting .389 with 9 doubles, 11 home runs, 20 runs, and 21 RBIs, he was named the American League’s Player of the Month and Rookie of the Month for the month.
A year later, in 2017, Cody Bellinger hit his 20th and 21st home runs in his 51st game, tying him with Wally Berger’s record for the fewest games needed to accomplish that milestone. In only 53 games, he hit .299 with 12 doubles, 20 home runs, and 40 RBIs.
What Is Gary Sanchez Nickname?
Gary Sanchez’s Nickname is “The Kraken”.