Gary Sanchez had a .403 batting average and 10 home runs heading into his 21st career MLB game against the Baltimore Orioles. Sanchez increased his batting average to .407 and hit a home run to give him 11 home runs in 21 games in the Yankees 13-5 win over the Baltimore Orioles.
Gary Sanchez is making a very strong case to be the AL Rookie Of The Year in 2016. Sanchez has to be a shoe in to win AL Rookie of the Year if the Yankees can pull off a comeback and get an AL Wild Card assuming he maintains those numbers.
People who are comparing Gary Sanchez to Babe Ruth are more stoned than Willie Nelson. That being said, Sanchez is just the superstar that the Yankees needed to summon from the minor leagues following the retirement of Alex Rodriguez.