Home Runs of March 29, 2019

The following is a summary of the 19 home runs hit on March 29, 2019.

Paul Goldschmidt

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Paul Goldschmidt's first 3 home runs in a Cardinals uniform

Paul Goldschmidt struck out three times in his debut with the St. Louis Cardinals​. On the next day, he hit three home runs, making it the second three-homer game of his Major League career; his first was on August 3, 2017 against the Chicago Cubs​.[3]

Goldschmidt is the 11th player to homer three times in the same game, but he is the first player in Major League history to hit three home runs in one of his first two games with a team.[4]

Curtis Granderson

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Curtis Granderson's first home run as a Marlin

Curtis Granderson's first home run in a Miami Marlins​ uniform in the bottom the 4th inning against the Colorado Rockies's Germán Márquez. It was the second at-bat of his debut as a Marlin.[1]

According to the Miami Herald, Granderson became the 18th player in Marlins' history to homer in his debut with the club.​ Neil Walker and Jorge Alfaro​ accomplished the same feat the day before.[2]

Ian Kinsler

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Ian Kinsler's first home run in a Padres uniform

Kinsler's first home run in a San Diego Padres​ uniform came in the 3rd inning against the San Francisco Giants. The opposing pitcher was Derek Holland​, Kinsler's former teammate back when he played with the Texas Rangers.


Batter Team Inning  Pitcher Runners on  Outs Score
Xander Bogaerts​ (1) Red Sox 2nd Yusei Kikuchi 0 0 2-0, Mariners
Ryan Braun​ (1) Brewers  3rd Jack Flaherty 2 2 3-0, Cardinals
Khris Davis​ (3) Athletics 6th Matt Harvey 1 2 0-0
Yandy Díaz​ (1) Rays 6th Gerrit Cole 0 0 3-2, Rays
Paul Goldschmidt​ (1) Cardinals  1st Freddy Peralta 1 0 0-0
Paul Goldschmidt (2) Cardinals  1st Taylor Williams 0 0 4-4
Paul Goldschmidt (3) Cardinals  1st Jacob Barnes 1 2 6-4, Cardinals
Curtis Granderson​ (1)  Marlins 4th Germán Márquez​  0 0 0-0 
Ian Kinsler​ (1) Padres 3rd Derek Holland 0 0 2-0, Padres
Evan Longoria​ (1) Giants 9th Phil Maton 0 0 4-0, Padres
J. D. Martinez​ (1) Red Sox 6th Yusei Kikuchi 0 2 6-2, Mariners
Mitch Moreland​ (1) Red Sox 9th Hunter Strickland 2 1 6-4, Mariners
Omar Narváez (1) Mariners 2nd Nathan Eovaldi 0 1 2-1, Mariners
A. J. Pollock​ (1) Dodgers 2nd Robbie Ray 0 0 0-0
Domingo Santana​ (3) Mariners 1st Nathan Eovaldi 0 1 1-0, Mariners
Mallex Smith​ (1) Mariners 1st Nathan Eovaldi 0 0 0-0
Christian Vázquez​ (1) Red Sox 8th Zac Rosscup 0 0 6-3, Mariners
Christian Walker (1) Diamondbacks 7th Joe Kelly 2 2 3-0, Dodgers
Christian Yelich​ (2) Brewers  8th Andrew Miller 0 0 9-4, Cardinals
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