Three-HR games a good sign for Brewers in 2014


The Brewers had four home runs in last night’s 4-3 win over Cincinnati. All of the homers were solo shots (that’s a stat for another time) and it was the first time this season that the Brew Crew had four home runs in a game.

It was the 13th time this season that the Brewers had three or more HRs in a game. Their record in those games: 12-1. The only loss was a July 8 defeat at the hands of the Phillies; the Brewers hit three HRs in that 9-7 loss.

The Brewers 13 games with three-plus HRs rank second in the majors this season. The Toronto  Blue Jays have had 14 games with three-plus homers, compiling a 11-3 record in those contests. There have been 182 times this season that a team has hit three or more homers in a game. Teams have won 151 of those games, a .830 winning percentage.

Here’s a look at the records of each MLB this season when they hit three or more home runs in a game.

14: Toronto (11-3)

13: Milwaukee (12-1)

11: Houston (10-1), Colorado (8-3), Baltimore (11-0)

9: L.A. Angles (7-2), Atlanta (8-1)

8: San Francisco (7-1), Oakland (8-0), Chicago White Sox (7-1)

7: Detroit (5-2), Chicago Cubs (5-2)

6: Tampa Bay (5-1), Seattle )4-2), N.Y. Yankees (5-1), Cincinnati (4-2)

5: Pittsburgh (4-1), Miami (2-3), L.A. Dodgers (5-0)

4: Cleveland (4-0)

3: Washington (3-0), San Diego (2-1), Philadelphia (2-1), N.Y. Mets (2-1), Boston (3-0), Arizona (3-0)

2: Texas (1-1)

1: St. Louis (1-0), Minnesota (1-0), Kansas City (1-0)

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