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Soriano Hits The 400 Home Run Milestone

Posted By Blake Bass On August 28, 2013 @ 9:48 AM In MLB | No Comments

Yankees_Alfonso_Soriano_2013 [1]Alfonso Soriano clubbed home run No. 400 on Tuesday night against the Toronto Blue Jays, becoming the 51st player in MLB history to reach the milestone.

The New York Yankees were hoping to add a power bat to the lineup when they traded for Soriano earlier this year, and Soriano has lived up to expectations.

His first blast of the night came in the top of the first inning. With two men on and no one out, Soriano stepped to the plate with 398 career home runs to his name. He quickly changed that, however, taking the first pitch he saw from J.A. Happ deep to left field, launching a moon ball that hit the fourth deck in Toronto.

Read more on Bleacher Report [2].


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