May 13, 2012: First career home run off Toronto’s Ricky Romero (1-0 pitch in the bottom of the third inning at Target Field)

May 16, 2012: First of six career three-run home runs (zero grand slams)

June 16, 2013: Career home run No. 10 off Detroit’s Doug Fister

August 6, 2013: First of seven career leadoff home runs (eighth pitch of an at-bat against Kansas City’s James Shields)

August 29, 2013: Career home run No. 20 off Kansas City’s Bruce Chen

April 22, 2014: Career home run No. 30 off Tampa Bay’s David Price

July 4, 2014: Career home run No.  40 off the Yankees’ Chase Whitley