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Aaron Judge and Juan Soto have become the hitting duo to watch out for this season. It was a thing to watch out for even before they played together for the first time. The New York Yankees came off a horrible 2023 season. Last year, they had the second-worst batting average in the league. Only the nine-time World Series champions, the Oakland Athletics, had it even worse last season. Anyway, the NY side realized the need to bring reinforcements for their offense in the offseason. That’s exactly what they have done.

Brian Cashman and Hal Steinbrenner had a great offseason ahead of the 2024 season. They really needed to have one as they were looking for redemption. After all, the Yankees failed to make the postseason in 2023. Hence, the front office landed Juan Soto, Alex Verdugo, and Trent Grisham to push the team in the right direction. But the Yankees Faithful has been eager to see the Judge-Soto duo in action. Clearly, these two guys are among the best hitters in baseball. And after 52 games in the 2024 season, this duo is looking even better than expected.


Everybody Wonders How Many Homers Will The Judge-Soto Duo Hit In 2024

Yankees, Aaron Judge, Juan Soto
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Albeit Aaron Judge had an early season slump in the current regular season, he has come back stronger. After 52 games, the 2022 AL MVP has hit 14 home runs already this ongoing season. The Yankees Nation is loving the fact that the captain is back in his natural element after a slow start to the season. On the other hand, the 25-year-old Dominican superstar is raising the hype for the AL MVP this year. Soto’s career-best season may have come in 2020 with the Washington Nationals. But that was a shortened season because of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, in 2024, he will play the normal full length of a season if he stays healthy.



Moreover, the way he started his journey as a Yankee was absolutely brilliant. Juan Soto has been the most impactful player for the Bronx Bombers this season. He has hit 13 home runs so far. With Judge’s 14 and Soto’s 13, this duo looks like the best in baseball right now. As per recent statistics and projections, this spectacular Yankees duo will end up hitting more than 40 home runs in 2024. The Judge-Soto duo may go on to join the elite club of two other famous Yankees duos for hitting most home runs in a season. Babe Ruth-Lou Gehrig & Mickey Mantle-Roger Maris were the previous great pairs for the 27-time World Series champions.

Aaron Judge And Juan Soto Can Take The Team To The “Big Dance”

Yankees, Juan Soto, Aaron Judge

It has been a long time since the Yankees made it to the World Series. The last time they were there was in 2009 when they won it all. But since then, the Bronx Bombers have gone downhill. Moreover, they have not made it to the postseason multiple times. Anyway, something seems different in 2024. But the big change has been Juan Soto. His entry into the Yankees clubhouse brought a fresh energy.

Since then, the team has been going only up. Currently, they have the best record in the American League. They are leading the AL East with a 35-17 record. Moreover, the Judge-Soto duo has combined for 74 RBIs so far. If they go on like this, then the dream of ending the World Series drought is not very far. 

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