It’s been an uneven begin to the 2021 MLB season for the New York Yankees, each when it comes to on-field efficiency and off-field drama. While the group does have a profitable report, New York finds themselves behind each the Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox within the AL East standings. They’re additionally smack dab in the midst of a brand new controversy, as ace Gerrit Cole has seemingly admitted to doctoring baseballs. The Yankees would certainly welcome a scorching streak from sluggers Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton proper about now, to not solely assist the group climb the standings, but additionally distract everybody from the present news cycle. And for Yankees followers, there’s motive to consider a house run binge is forthcoming. In a 9-6 victory vs. the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday, Judge launched his fifteenth lengthy ball of the season (tied for seventh in MLB), whereas Stanton hit two homers to convey his season complete to 11.
Which brings us to as we speak’s quiz of the day. Wednesday’s recreation was the primary since April 27 by which each Judge and Stanton homered in the identical recreation, and simply the third time it has occurred all season. They’ll want to do extra of that if the Yankees hope to preserve tempo of their division. So with that in thoughts, how most of the New York Yankees gamers to have not less than 40 dwelling runs in a season are you able to title in 5 minutes?