Major League Baseball’s home run leader, Matt Olson (29-Atlanta Braves), has set a new franchise record for most home runs in a season. Olson hit a solo home run in the sixth inning against the visiting Miami Marlins at Marlins Park in Miami, Florida, on 17 July. Leading off the sixth inning with Atlanta trailing 4-5, Olson lifted a 93 mph (149.7 km/h) fastball from Miami second baseman Stephen Oakert over the centre field fence. With his 52nd home run of the season, Olson broke the 18-year-old Atlanta franchise record of 51 set by Andrew Jones in 2005.Olson, who leads the National League and American League in home runs this season, also has 129 RBIs, putting him on pace to lead the majors in both categories .Atlanta also got a two-run homer from Ozzie Albies in the first inning, his 30th of the season. That gives Atlanta five players with 30 or more home runs in Olson, Albies, Ronald Acuña Jr. (37), Austin Riley (36) and Marcell Osuna (34).It’s the first time Atlanta has had five hitters hit 30 or more home runs in a season since the Minnesota Twins in 2019. Atlanta, which clinched first place in the 카지노 National League East, fell to 5-11 on the day.