The Yankees made home run history on Monday night.
With Aaron Hicks' three-run home run in the third inning, the Yankees homered for the 27th straight game, tying the 2002 Texas Rangers for the longest streak in MLB history.
HISTORY HAS BEEN MADE HERE!- YES Network (@YESNetwork) June 25, 2019
Aaron Hicks goes deep to give the Yankees a 3-2 lead and 27 straight games with a home run, tying the 2002 Rangers for the longest streak in MLB history.#YANKSonYES live stream: https://t.co/pi1oA44fJt pic.twitter.com/xxzZD43qj9
Hicks launched a 2-1 Aaron Sanchez fastball 351 feet to right field to turn a 2-0 deficit into a 3-2 lead in the fifth inning.
The Yankees' streak started on May 26. Since then, Gary Sanchez has hit eight homers, while Gleyber Torres and DJ LeMahieu both have six.
Including Hicks' homer, the Yankees have hit 46 homers in that stretch. Giancarlo Stanton hit home run No. 47 in the sixth inning.
The Rangers had their streak from Aug. 11 to Sept. 9, 2002.