Giants’ Kris Bryant helps Yankees’ Anthony Rizzo, Mets’ Javier Baez make MLB history – nj.com

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Kris Bryant hit a home run Sunday in his debut with the San Francisco Giants. He joined Anthony Rizzo and Javier Baez in hitting home runs in their debuts following Friday’s MLB trade deadline. According to ESPN, “The former Cubs became the first trio of ex-teammates in the modern era to start the season on the same team and then homer in their respective debuts with a new club later that season, according to Elias Sports Bureau research.”

On Thursday, the Cubs sent Rizzo, a first baseman, to the New York Yankees.

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On Friday, shortstop Javier Baez joined the New York Mets and Bryant, a third baseman, went to the Giants.

Rizzo hit a home run in his Yankees debut Friday night, helping New York beat the Miami Marlins, 3-1.

On Saturday, Baez went deep in the Mets, 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds.

On Sunday, Bryant blasted a home run in the Giants’ 5-3 win over the Houston Astros.

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