The Twins reach 200 HRs in record time – here's who's hit them

Max Kepler hit the 200th on Friday evening.
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Eddie Rosario

Friday was yet another record-breaking night for the Minnesota Twins as they beat the Chicago White Sox 6-2.

In doing so, they became the first team in MLB history to hit 200 home runs before August, with Max Kepler smashing the landmark dong in the second inning.

Nelson Cruz followed it up with the 201st for good measure, putting the Twins 26 home runs ahead of the team with the 2nd most this season, the Los Angeles Dodgers on 175.

Some 15 players have shared in the home run blitz this season, with Kepler and Cruz leading the way with 27 and 26 homers respectively.

The number might have been even larger had Cruz not had a bout on the injury list earlier in the season.

Cruz has homered in five consecutive games now, hitting 7 in total.

But the contributions stretch all the way down the lineup and onto the bench, with the likes of Jake Cave and Ehire Adrianza among those contributing.

Here's who's hit the homers for the Twins this year.

  • Max Kepler – 27
  • Nelson Cruz – 26
  • Eddie Rosario – 22
  • Mitch Garver – 19
  • CJ Cron – 18
  • Miguel Sano – 17
  • Jorge Polanco – 15
  • Jonathan Schoop – 15
  • Marwin Gonzalez – 12
  • Jason Castro – 10
  • Byron Buxton – 9
  • Ehire Adrianza – 4
  • Willians Astudillo – 3
  • Luis Arraez – 2
  • Jake Cave – 2

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