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Logan Morrison has 21 home runs already

Tampa Bay Rays v Toronto Blue Jays

TORONTO, ON - JUNE 13: Logan Morrison #7 of the Tampa Bay Rays hits a three-run home run in the third inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre on June 13, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

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The current top-three on the home run leaderboard is not what anyone predicted going into the 2017 season. Aaron Judge leads the way with 23 followed by Logan Morrison at 21 and Eric Thames at 20. No one else has crossed the 20-homer plateau yet.

Morrison may be the most surprising member of that list. He homered twice more on Sunday against the Tigers, bringing him from 19 to 21 on the season. He’s just two shy of matching his career high of 23 home runs in one season, and we still have 90 games left.

Along with the 21 dingers, Morrison has scored 40 runs, knocked in 47 runs, and compiled a .245/.353/.572 triple-slash line in 272 plate appearances. Not bad from a guy the Rays signed to a one-year, $2.5 million contract back in February.

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