MLB Playoffs: Rays Win Game 2 of ALDS vs. Yankees

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Coming off a grand slam in Game 1, Yankees DH Giancarlo Stanton hit 2 home runs in Game 2. Although it wasn't enough to get the win in the ALDS matchup vs the Rays, it was the hardest-hit postseason home run since 2015.

Stanton’s 458-foot, three-run home run in the top of the fourth inning was tracked by Statcast which began tracking exit velocity in 2015.

After Tuesday’s performance Stanton now joins Juan Gonzalez as the only players with five home runs in their team's first four postseason games in a single year.  The Yankees lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 7-5 and the series is now tied 1-1. The teams will face each other in Game 3 on Wednesday.