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(Juan Ocampo/Los Angeles Dodgers)

by Cary Osborne

One season after setting the National League record for home runs, the Dodgers led the Major Leagues in long balls during the shortened 2020 season.

The Dodgers hit 118 home runs in 60 games — 15 more homers than second-place Atlanta.

Los Angeles was on a 162-game pace of hitting 318 home runs. Minnesota set the Major League record for home runs in a season in 2019 when the team clubbed 307 four-baggers.

The Dodgers, Braves and White Sox were the only three teams in the Majors to have five players reach double-digit homers. For the Dodgers, those five players were AJ Pollock (16), Mookie Betts (16), Corey Seager (15), Max Muncy (12) and Cody Bellinger (12). …

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Cary Osborne

Dodgers Digital and Print Content Coordinator in his 11th season. On Twitter: @thecaryoz

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