Cody Bellinger is putting on the best string of games together since Yasiel Puig entered the league in 2013.
Bellinger entered Monday’s game with 19 home runs. Those 19 home runs have come in his first 50 games as a big league player. After he launched two more bombs Monday night off of Zack Wheeler, he sat at 21 home runs and he recorded his FIFTH multi-home run game.
Cody Bellinger is the first player in MLB history with 5 multi-HR games in his first 51 games. Previous fastest to 5 was Mark McGwire (84g)
— Eric Stephen (@truebluela) June 20, 2017
Since Bellinger’s debut he has the most home runs in Major League Baseball.
Most HR Since April 25
Cody Bellinger 21
Aaron Judge 17
Logan Morrison 17
Justin Smoak 17
>>Bellinger: debuted April 25th
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) June 20, 2017
Adding two more on Monday night, he now holds a four home run lead over Aaron Judge since April 25.
"Has @Cody_Bellinger done it again?"
"Of course he has."
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) June 20, 2017
— MLB (@MLB) June 20, 2017