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Gary Sanchez Ties Record for Fastest to Reach 20 Career Home Runs

York Yankees rookie catcher Gary Sanchez hit his 20th home run of the season (and his career) in Tuesday's 6-4 win over the Boston Red Sox, tying Wally Berger's record for fastest player to reach 20 career long balls, needing only 50 major league appearances to accomplish the feat, per ESPN Stats & Info.

The 23-year-old Dominican phenom did the deed in the first inning, launching a two-run shot to left field off Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price.

While no longer a realistic part of the wild-card chase, the Yankees did bring Boston's impressive winning streak to an end at 11 games, putting a dent in their archrival's bid to earn the No. 1 or 2 seed in the American League playoffs.

However, the Red Sox still enter Wednesday ...

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