Monthly Archives: May 2017

3-Homer Games

Atlanta’s Matt Kemp homered three times on Saturday night and then Washington’s Anthony Rendon turned the trick on Sunday afternoon. It was the first career 3-HR game for each and they became the 391st and 392nd different players to do it (it’s been done 558 times in total). Seeing two players hit three bombs in a game this close together is not as uncommon as you would think. In the last five years, two players have hit three ON THE SAME DAY twice (Evan Longoria and Dan Johnson on 10/3/2012; Ryan Zimmerman and Dioner Navarro on 5/29/2013) and on back-to-back days once (Victor Martinez on 6/16/2016 and Michael Saunders the next day). Continue reading