MLB Home Run Leaders for 2024

MLB Home Run Leaders
Aaron Judge is the odds-on favorite to lead MLB in home runs this season.

Ok, so it’s time to look at the MLB home run leaders for 2024. Right now, Mookie Betts is killing it leading the league with four home runs already. Now, he got a head start on the league with the Seoul Series against the Padres, but he’s in the clear lead. Lourdes Gurriel is second with Manny Machado leading a long string of players at two dongs so far. We’ll come back and update you here on the leaders at least weekly if not more often. Aaron Judge is the consensus favorite to lead MLB in home runs this season, but we’ll see. Don’t underestimate new teammate Juan Soto with the short Yankees right field porch either. 

Current MLB Home Run Leaders for 2024

So, there’s like a gazillion dudes with 2 dongs. We’ll just keep the current MLB home run leaders for 2024 to the short list for now. Tatis just hit his second last night. The home run picture will start to clear up some more as we get deeper into the 2024 MLB regular season. For now, Betts is killing it. *** Updated April 9th, 2024. Betts is now tied with Mike Trout, Tyler O’Neil, and Marcell Ozuna with 5 HR’s for the MLB lead. Several other with 4 with Hernandez.

*** Update April 10th – Well, Mike Trout and Tyler O’Neil have jumped up to 6 HR’s to lead MLB now. We’ll see how the rest of this week goes!

Mike TroutAngels6
Tyler O’NeilBoston6
Marcell OzunaAtlanta5
Mookie BettsDodgers5
Teoscar HernandezDodgers4
2024 MLB Home Run Leaders

MLB Home Run Leaders – Last 10 Years

So, if you want to look at the past to see who might kill it this year, here you go. The MLB home run leaders for the last 10 years. 

2023: Matt Olson, Braves (54)

2022: Aaron Judge, Yankees (62)

2021: Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Blue Jays, and Salvador Perez, Royals (48)

2020: Luke Voit, Yankees (22)

2019: Pete Alonso, Mets (53)

2018: Khris Davis, A’s (48)

2017: Aaron Judge, Yankees (52) 

2016: Mark Trumbo, Orioles (47)

2015: Chris Davis, Orioles (47)

Who’s the favorite to lead MLB in home runs during 2024?

So, most sites that get into this type of thing have Aaron Judge as the favorite to lead MLB in Home Runs this season. We’ll see how it goes. A healthy Judge normally == lots of dingers. Add Juan Soto to the mix, and we’ll see. 

Who led MLB in home runs during 2023?

Matt Olsen led the MLB with home runs in 2023. He hit 54 to clearly put him in first place. Kyle Schwarber came in second place with 47 home runs last year. 

When will the 2024 MLB home run leader be decided?

The final day of the 2024 MLB regular season is September 29th, 2024. Then, it will be time for the 2024 MLB playoffs. The home runs for most contests only take into account the regular season numbers. So, just double check the fine print for whatever deal you might get into. 

Projected MLB Home Run Leaders for 2024

Projected MLB Home Run Leaders

Will Lewis

Have been covering sports of all types for more than 18 years. Will is a lifelong Kentucky Wildcats fan and rooted for the Bengals way back when Joe Montana dashed our hopes and dreams. Now a Padres fan as well. He covers all sports here at Sports Brackets.

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