Vote: Which surprising slugger is most likely to win the home run title?

Another one.

Yep, Aaron Judge hit another home runWednesday night, upping his total to 13 this season. If he keeps up his current pace, the 25-year-old rookie would break Mark McGwire's rookie record for most home runs in a season (49).

But it isn't just Judge who is surprising fans with the long ball. Several lesser-known sluggers such asEric Thames, Ryan Zimmerman and Miguel Sano are putting on impressive displays of power to start the season.

Will any of these guys keep up with their power rate from start to finish?

While players like Judge and Thames have put up surprising power numbers, the home run rate is up overall. According to, MLB teams are averaging 1.17 home runs per game, which is the highest home run rate since 2000.

Sixteen players have at least eight home runs this season, and five have hit 10 or more.

Even Mike Trout is showing off extra power early this season. The reigning MVP hit a career-high seven home runs in April.

Will one of these players join the prestigious 50 home run club? The last player to hit the mark wasChris Davis, who launched 53 homers in 2013.

--Isaac Chipps
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