Shelley Duncan enters rare club

Shelley Duncan belted two home runs off Justin Verlander on Wednesday afternoon, joining Carlos Quentin as the only players to do so this season.

But that’s not that rare club.

It was Duncan’s second multi-home run game of the season, despite the fact that he’s hit just eight homers all season.

Assuming he fails to hit another home run this year (a very realistic possibility) he’ll join Jose Hernandez, Frank Duffy and possibly Jack Hannahan as the only Indians with two multi-home run games in a season in which they hit eight or fewer total homers (since 1970).

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2 thoughts on “Shelley Duncan enters rare club

  1. I don’t know, Shelley has been getting more ABs, especially with Hannahan hurt. Manny has stated that he will get some ABs against some lefties the rest of the year, so he is due to hit another Home Run.

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