The Day is Here! He Did It! Aaron Judge Has Hit His 60th Homerun! Aaron Judge became the third Yankee to achieve the 60-home run plateau in the 147th game of the season. By slamming his 60th home run of the year on Tuesday, Aaron Judge tied the legendary Babe Ruth for the most in a single season. He has now become only the third New York Yankees batter in franchise history to smash 60 home runs in a single season.
Aaron Judge Smash His 60th Homer For Yankees This Season!
In keeping with his unprecedented streak with the Yankees, Aaron Judge blasted his 60th home run of the year. He has now tied the American League and New York Yankees records for most home runs in a season. Now, the Yankees’ outfielder is just one home run away from breaking Roger Maris’ mark.
With his team behind 8-4 in the ninth inning, Judge walked up to the bat. At this time, the Yankees faithful seemed to have given up hope because he was 0-3 thus far. He advanced to a 3-1 count before getting a pitch he liked, which he then blasted to left field. Aaron Judge hit the ball against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday’s footing in the ninth inning. The ninth inning inspired the New York Yankees to score five runs and win the game.
Only five players in baseball’s lengthy history have ever hit that many home runs in a single season. They are among the best hitters of all time, whether or not performance-enhancing drugs helped them among baseball greats, Sammy Sosa, Roger Maris, Babe Ruth, Mark McGwire, and Barry Bonds. Aaron Judge finally joined that list on Monday after more than 20 years. There are still 15 regular-season games for The Yankees to play. Aaron has a chance to surpass Roger Maris‘ mark of 61 home runs.
Harrison Bader Makes Impact in His Debut Game!
On Tuesday, Harrison Bader finally came to play, putting on the pinstripes and fulfilling his lifelong dream. In his injury-delayed Yankees debut on Tuesday, Bader went 2 for four and scored three runs with a pair of game-winning singles. With this, the New York Yankees shocked the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 9-8 win. Bader tied the game at 1-1 in the second inning by reaching down for a slider and grounding it past the third baseman after being called for a third strike.
He moved forward thanks to a groundout, then used his speed to precisely read Jose Trevino’s popup to short center and scored with a headfirst slide. Moreover, in the sixth inning, with Bader up to bat and the Yankees behind 3-2, Duane Underwood threw a wild pitch, putting runners on second and third.