MLB Scoreboard

Auto Update: On


Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Kris Bryant has the day off on Tuesday so Javier Baez will play third while Kyle Schwarber will be the DH for the Cubs. Ben Zobrist is in left while Jon Jay leads off.

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

Most Home Runs in Season – MLB History 2000 5,693 2017 5,677<< 2016 5,610 1999 5,528 2001 5,458 >>On pace for 6,139

ESPN Stats and Information  

Clayton Kershaw's 32-inning scoreless streak against the Phillies was the longest by a pitcher against them since Tom Seaver had a 38-inning run from 1969 to 1970 (via Elias Sports Bureau).

ESPN Stats and Information  

There have now been 5,677 home runs hit in MLB this season. That's 17 shy of breaking the single-season record set in 2000. The record should fall on Tuesday night with a full slate of games. MLB is on pace for 6,139 home runs in 2017, which would thus be the first season with 6,000 home runs.