When another New York Yankees game begins, another Gary Sanchez home run is likely right around the corner. The sensational rookie slugger continued his barrage on Saturday afternoon, connecting for his 11th home run in the Yankees 13-5 win against the Orioles. Gary Sanchez is the fastest player in @MLB history to 11 home runs (23 games).
Back in April, I wrote about Trevor Story. It was a rather breathless and romantic piece about hope, dreams, and crazy feats of strength that fade into the void. It was about small sample sizes and rookies doing remarkable things before becoming human and nondescript once more. Naturally, Story went on to keep mashing dingers and generally kept kicking pitchers around the park. So, shows what I know. Now, it isn’t exactly 2012 (Trout, Harper, etc.) or 2015 (the Chicago Cubs), but the 2016 season has produced some fine rookies. Corey Seager! Michael Fulmer! Willson Contreras! Steven Matz! It’s time to add another name to that list. It would be easy to say that Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez has
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