It is a universal truth that home runs kick ass. And though there are detractors, don’t let anybody obsessed with baseball’s unwritten rules tell you that guys who pimp their home runs, like Jose Bautista, don’t also kick ass.
Now, if you’ve got guys who can hit home runs, you’re likely to have a pretty good baseball team. Such is the case for the playoff-caliber Baltimore Orioles, Toronto Blue Jays and Houston Astros, as all three teams feature top-to-bottom lineups packed with players who know how to mash dingers.
Here are the three American League teams’ current home run totals: