Yankees continue home-run streak, set franchise record
- New York hit a home run against the Houston Astros on Sunday to move past the 1941 Yankees team for the most in franchise history.
The New York Yankees homered in their 26th successive MLB game to set a franchise record.
New York hit a home run against the Houston Astros on Sunday to move past the 1941 Yankees team for the most in franchise history.
The Yankees tied the previous mark on Saturday and then broke the record against the Astros one day later.
By coincidence, it was number 26 who helped the Yankees reach the new record.
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DJ LeMahieu hit a three-run homer in the fifth inning to help cut Houston's lead.
The Yankees ended up dropping the game, 9-4, but remain in control of the American League East.
They will enter their next series against the Toronto Blue Jays with a 49-27 record and five games ahead of the second-placed Tampa Bay Rays.Published 24 Jun 2019, 05:36 IST