August 2019

Aristides Aquino Sets New Rookie Home Run Record

The Cincinnati Reds rookie became the first player in MLB history to hit eight home runs in his first 12 games..Aquino hit a solo home run in the eighth inning of Cincinnati's 7-6 loss to the Washington Nationals on Monday..Aquino is batting .429 with eight home runs and 16 RBIs since being called up to the Reds on Aug. 1..The rookie has hit all eight home runs in Cincinnati's past nine games..Aquino earned National League Player of the Week on Monday..His seven home runs in the past six games tied the Rockies' Trevor Story.for the most home runs over a six-game stretch by a rookie since 1900, according to the Elias Sports Bureau..It's the perfect timing, and God has a plan. I just want to go out there and do the best that I can do, Aristides Aquino, via statement