Home runs are a very exciting part of a baseball game. This year Brewers shortstop Willy Adames has gone yard 28 times. The franchise record for the highest amount of home runs in a single season by a shortstop is 29. Robin Yount accomplished this during his MVP 1982 season.
With 21 games remaining in the regular season, Willy Adames is quickly closing in on Yount’s home run record.
Make it 28 homers. All as a shortstop. One shy of tying Robin Yount’s single-season franchise record. pic.twitter.com/iqTAzt0gFj
— Adam McCalvy (@AdamMcCalvy) September 11, 2022
Adames most recently hit his 27th and 28th home runs in back to back days on September 10th and September 11th. His 28 long balls are the most among National League shortstops and second in all of baseball behind Corey Seager who has 29.
— Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) September 11, 2022
Adames currently trails Rowdy Tellez for the team lead in home runs. Tellez, who also homered on September 11th, joined the 30 home run club for the first time in his career. If Adames is able to reach 30 home runs he will take sole possession of the franchise record for home runs by a shortstop in a single season.
Hopefully Adames is able to achieve 30 home runs this season. Hitting 30 long balls is a big achievement for players. The fact it would break a franchise record currently held by Robin Yount would make it even more meaningful.
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