Freddie Freeman’s solo home run off Mets star Jacob deGrom in the ninth inning Tuesday was his 20th home run of the season - the seventh season he has reached 20 home runs with the Braves.
Earlier this month, Freeman became the sixth player in franchise history with 200 home runs and 300 doubles. Freeman reached the 20-home run plateau in his 73rd game and is on pace to surpass his season-high total of 34 homers in 158 games in 2016.
Here’s a look at the previous six seasons with 20 or more home runs:
- 2011: .282 batting average, 21 home runs, 76 runs batted in
- 2012: .259 batting average, 23 home runs, 94 runs batted in
- 2013: .319 batting average, 23 home runs, 109 runs batted in
- 2016: .302 batting average, 34 home runs, 91 runs batted in
- 2017: .307 batting average, 28 home runs, 71 runs batted in
- 2018: .309 batting average, 23 home runs, 98 runs batted in
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