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Around the league: Tuesday morning edition

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  • Talk about brotherly love, as both Corey Seager and Kyle Seager hit a home run in their first career game against each other. Per MLB Stats, Kyle and Corey Seager are the first pair of brothers on opposing teams to homer in the same game since Cesar and Felipe Crespo (June 7, 2001).
  • If you want to know who the early National League MVP is, it’s likely this guy right here. Fernando Tatis Jr. had yet another incredible game, hitting two homers and driving in seven runs. Per MLB Stats, he’s the youngest player (21y, 228d) with a 7-RBI game since Ron Santo in 1961. Here’s his grand slam that gave him four of those RBI.
  • Luke Voit has some high praise for the Yankees, calling them the deepest team in all of baseball. “We have the deepest team in baseball,” Voit said. “Guys are coming up and providing us with innings, at-bats, everything. It’s really impressive. I’ve never been on a team that’s had this much depth. Guys have stepped in for big-time All-Star players and have done really well.”
  • Want to feel old? Luis García, the NationalsNo. 2 prospect, became the first MLB player born in the 2000s to hit a home run at the big league level.

Wanna know the first player to homer born in each decade? Kudos to MLB.com for this

2000s: Luis García, Nationals

Birth date: May 16, 2000 | First HR: Aug. 17, 2020

1990s: Starlin Castro, Cubs

Birth date: March 24, 1990 | First HR: May 7, 2010

1980s: Albert Pujols, Cardinals

Birth date: Jan. 16, 1980 | First HR: April 7, 2001

1970s: Iván Rodríguez, Rangers

Birth date: Nov. 27, 1971 | First HR: Aug. 30, 1991

1960s: Ricky Seilheimer, White Sox

Birth date: Aug. 30, 1960 | First HR: July 26, 1980

1950s: César Cedeño, Astros

Birth date: Feb. 25, 1951 | First HR: July 6, 1970

1940s: Ron Santo, Cubs

Birth date: Feb. 25, 1940 | First HR: July 3, 1960

1930s: Del Crandall, Braves

Birth date: March 5, 1930 | First HR: July 2, 1949

1920s: Sibby Sisti, Braves

Birth date: July 26, 1920 | First HR: Sept. 4, 1939

1910s: Dib Williams, Athletics

Birth date: Jan. 19, 1910 | First HR: June 1, 1930

1900s: Marty McManus, Browns

Birth date: March 14, 1900 | First HR: June 30, 1921