10 Home Run Leaders In 2023
MLB HR leaders 2023 are Shohei Ohtani from American league and Pete Alonso in National League.
Ohtani is followed by Alonso on the MLB leaderboard with two homers behind. Five of the ten home run leaders have more than 20 homers this running season.
Here is the list of MLB home run leaders in the 2023 season as of June 20, 2023:
- Shohei Ohtani, LAA - 24
- Pete Alonso, NYM – 22
- Jorge Soler, MIA – 21
- Matt Olson, ATL – 21
- Kyle Schwarber, PHI – 20
- Aaron Judge, NYY – 19
- Max Muncy, LAD – 18
- Louis Robert Jr., CWS – 18
- Ozzie Albies, ATL – 17
- Yordan Alvarez, HOU – 17
Other players including Mookie Betts and Rafael Devers have scored 17 homers this season alongside Yordan Alvarez who stays in the tenth spot in the leaderboard.
10. Yordan Alvarez, HOU – 17
Yordan Alvarez is in tenth position with 17 homers this 2023 season. He currently is placed in fourth position in the American League behind Ohtani, Judge, and Robert Jr.
The Astros left fielder has a batting average of .277 to date with 55 RBIs and .977 OPS. In his last seven games, he has blasted 3 homers with a .652 slugging percentage.
He has struck a total of 115 home runs in his MLB career since 2019.
9. Ozzie Albies, ATL – 17
Ozzie Albies is a second baseman for the Atlanta Braves. He sits in ninth position with 17 homers followed by Alvarez.
In his 2023 Regular season, he averages at .268 with 53 RBIs with an OPS of .824 while scoring 17 home runs.
In his last 7 games, he has three homers with 29 at-bats followed by slugging rate of .793.
8. Luis Robert Jr. - 18
Robert Jr. has been on fire recently as he has smashed three home runs in his last seven games with a .692 slugging percentage.
The center fielders' 38 RBIs and .855 OPS both are among the top 25 in the league.
His regular season career records 54 homers to date with .819 OPS and 1128 at-bats.
7. Max Muncy – 18
The Dodger's third baseman has been in superb form this season. He has already smashed 18 home runs through the 60 games he has played.
He has accumulated 40 hits, 45 RBIs, 39 walks, and 5 doubles at 209 at-bats with an OPS of .797.
6. Aaron Judge - 19
Last year's record-breaking leader has been struggling this season with some minor injuries.
But since his return, the player has crossed the fence 5 times in the last seven games.
The center fielder is averaging .291/.404/.674, all below his career average. However, his OPS of 1.078 is the eighth-highest in the league, indicating that he has been slugging pretty well.
Further, he has accumulated 40 RBIs and six doubles at 175 at-bats.
5. Kyle Schwarber, PHI - 20
Kyle Schwarber plays as a left fielder for the Phillies. He has smashed 20 homers this regular season with an OPS of .787.
His 2023 season batting averages at .191 with 41 RBIs and 262 at-bats. Though having an lower batting average, he has been able to increase the homers quantity sitting on the fifth position in the leaderboard.
His career home runs numbers are 219.
4. Jorge Soler, MIA – 21
Jorge Soler is a designated hitter for the Miami Marlins. He has smashed 21 dingers with a .909 OPS batting at an average of .256.
Out of 21, he has scored 11 in his last 30 games with 107 at-bats with a slugging rate of .617.
3. Matt Olson - 21
The Brave's first baseman has smashed six dingers in the last thirty days. Batting at an average of .233, the player has 52 RBIs, 47 walks, 12 doubles, and a triple to his name.
The player had scored thirty-four homers last season. If he keeps up the form, he is well on pace to cross that mark.
2. Pete Alonso - 22
Mets star player Alonso is second with 22 dingers besides Ohtani. The first baseman had a slow start to his campaign, as he managed only one dinger in the first month.
However, he caught fire the following month, smashing nine homers in April. Halfway through May, Alonso has added another four dingers to his account. He has just 2 homers in his last seven games.
1. Shohei Ohtani, LAA – 24
Shohei Ohtani is in his prime form as he leads the home run leaderboard as of June 21. He has smashed 24 dingers till date.
The Japanese-born player plays as a designated hitter and a pitcher for the LAA side in the American League.
In his 2023 season, he has an ERA of 3.29 with 105 strikeouts to his name. Batting at an average of .281, he has a .623 slugging rate with 58 RBIs and 1.002 OPS.
Here is the list of other players with more than 15 homers as of June 21:
• Mookie Betts, LAD – 17
• Rafael Devers, BOS – 17
• Jake Burger, CWS – 16
• Cobin Caroll, AZ – 16
• Adolis Garcia, TEX – 16
• J.D Martinez, LAD – 16