Even with the month of June over, Kyle Schwarber is still launching dingers at a mind-blowing frequency.
Schwarber hit 12 home runs in June, and for his career, he’s hit home runs in June at a higher rate than any player in MLB history.
Well, here we are in July, and Schwarber has now crushed four home runs over the last two games.
Schwarber hit two homers in the Philadelphia Phillies‘ 11-0 win over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday, and he followed it up with two homers in the Phillies-Nats game on Wednesday night.
In the bottom of the fourth inning, Schwarber crushed a laser down the right field line to tie the game 1-1:
Kyle Schwarber hits another homer. This one was a laser to right field. pic.twitter.com/64SkOkd7Hh
— Todd Zolecki (@ToddZolecki) July 7, 2022
And in the bottom of the fifth, he gave Philadelphia a 2-1 lead with this solo blast:
There's no one hotter than Kyle Schwarber!
4 homers over his last 2 games. pic.twitter.com/yrys45i1je
— MLB (@MLB) July 7, 2022
Schwarber now has 16 homers since June 1 and 27 homers on the season.
Here are more crazy factoids about Schwarber’s home run tear:
Most home runs in MLB since June 1:
1. Kyle Schwarber – 16
2t. Aaron Judge – 11
2t. Yordan Alvarez – 11
2t. Byron Buxton – 11
2t. Anthony Rizzo – 11
— Paul Casella (@Paul_CasellaMLB) July 7, 2022
Kyle Schwarber’s 27 HR in his 1st 80 games with the Phillies are tied for 10th-most in a player’s 1st 80 games with a club, trailing only:
— Sarah Langs (@SlangsOnSports) July 7, 2022
Schwarber leading the NL this year with 5 multi-HR games! https://t.co/AOkqk1v70x
— Codify (@CodifyBaseball) July 7, 2022
Kyle Schwarber now has back-to-back multi-HR games hitting leadoff.
He also did that last season.
He’s the first leadoff man in the modern era to do that twice in his career, according to the invaluable @Stathead
— Jayson Stark (@jaysonst) July 7, 2022
Unfortunately for Schwarber, he didn’t get any help from the rest of Philadelphia’s offense on Wednesday night. His two solo homers were the Phillies’ only runs in a 3-2 loss to the Nats.