Diamondbacks, Phillies combine for MLB-record 13 home runs

The Diamondbacks and Phillies combined to set a new home run record Monday as Arizona walked away with a 13-8 win.

After the Diamondbacks hit back-to-back-to-back home runs to open the game, the teams would combined to hit 10 more to finish with a total of 13, setting a new single-game MLB record. Arizona had a team-record eight homers, while the Phillies added five.

The original record of 12 set by the Tigers and White Sox in 1995 stood for more than 24 years. The National League record of 11 stood for more than 40.

Jarrod Dyson, Ketel Marte and David Peralta hit back-to-back-to-back homers for the Diamondbacks to start the game. Eduardo Escobar and Ildemaro Vargas each hit two and Alex Avila slugged one as well.

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