In less than two seasons in Milwaukee, Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar has slugged 35 home runs in just 561 plate appearances, a long ball every 16 plate appearances.
How does that rank with other Brewers players? Aguilar’s 16.0 plate appearances for every home run are currently second on the franchise list. Topping the list is a recent former first baseman, Chris Carter, who spent all of one season with the team in 2016. He had 41 HRs in 644 plate appearances, one homer for every 15.7 plate appearances.
Following are the Brewers players who have the fewest plate appearances per home runs in a career with the team (minimum of 35 career home runs to qualify for the list).
Chris Carter, 15.7 (644 plate appearances, 41 HR)
Jesus Aguilar, 16.0 (561-35)
Eric Thames, 16.4 (687-42)
Russell Branyan, 16.5 (576-35)
Richie Sexson, 17.2 (2288-133)
Prince Fielder, 18.3 (4210-230)
Carlos Lee, 18.7 (1123-60)
Larry Hisle, 18.7 (917-49)
Khris Davis, 19.0 (1142-60)
Jeromy Burnitz, 19.8 (3269-165)
Rob Deer, 19.8 (2711-137)
Gorman Thomas, 19.9 (4133-208)
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TODAYSPORTSTAT-July 8, 2017
Jesus Aguilar tied a Brewers record with seven RBI in the team’s 9-4 win over the New York Yankees yesterday. He became the ninth Brewers player to have seven RBI in a game; Ryan Braun was the last player to get seven ribbies in a game (August 6, 2016). Both Braun and Jonathan Lucroy had seven RBI in a game for the Brewers twice in their careers.
The nine Brewers with seven RBI in a game: Jesus Aguilar, Ryan Braun, Corey Hart, Jose Hernandez, Aaron Hill, Ted Kubiak, Jonathan Lucroy, Damian Miller, Richie Sexson.
The Brewers are now 10-1 in games when one of their players get seven RBI in a contest. The only loss was August 30, 2012 when the Cubs defeated the Brewers 12-11 in a game where Lucroy had seven runs batted in.