These stats show Trevor Story is the hottest hitter in MLB

There isn’t a player in baseball hotter than Trevor Story is right now.

The Boston Red Sox second baseman continues to rake after earning the American League Player of the Week award. He clubbed his ninth homer of the season in the second inning of Thursday night’s game against the Chicago White Sox.

𝒉𝒐𝒕 (𝗮𝗱𝗷𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲): having a high degree of heat.

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— Red Sox (@RedSox) May 27, 2022

Story also hit an RBI single in the first inning. That gives him 32 RBI in the month of May and 27 in his last 15 games. According to The Boston Globe’s Alex Speier, that ties Story for the most RBI by a Red Sox player over a 15-game stretch since 1950.

Story’s 27 RBI in his last 15 games are tied for the most by a Sox over a 15-game stretch since 1950, when Walt Dropo drove in 31. Only Manny (2004) and Ken Harrelson (1968) have had this kind of RBI binge since Dropo.

— Alex Speier (@alexspeier) May 27, 2022

Suddenly, Story finds himself third in the major leagues in RBI with 37 this season. He had only 10 RBI in the first month of the campaign and has boosted his batting average from .194 to .235 since May 8. His OPS has skyrocketed from .545 to .782 since May 10.

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