New York — Aaron Judge He became the first major championship player with 40 home races this season with a two-wheeler drive for the New York Yankees against the Kansas City Royals on Friday night.
The 6-foot-7 judge stole his home distance from MG Melendez To start the game, then hit an estimate 449 feet Homer In the third period, he was leading 3-0. It was the second time Homer has played in three batting games, having netted a late-game goal in the ninth inning of a 1-0 win over Kansas City on Thursday night.
The four-time All-Star ran in full swing 64 times in his final season under New York dominance. The club’s record is 61, set by Roger Maris in 1961. Judged, Maris and Bab Ruth in 1928 are the only Yankees with at least 40 people in attendance by the end of July, according to MLB.com.
Philadelphia Kyle Schwarber Came the second night in the majors with 32 homers. Judge hit a career high of 52 homes while winning the AL Rookie of the Year in 2017.
In the first inning on Friday, the judge jumped and hit the nearly 8-foot-high right field wall to deny Melendez, who put up an attack in Gerrit ColeFourth stadium. Judge fell off the warning track after making a catch, and it took him a while to raise his glove and make sure he made a catch. Yankee Stadium erupted when he did.
The jump hurdle also extended the royal family’s goal-free streak into the fourth half. They came into Friday with three lockouts in a row and haven’t scored since the eighth inning for a 7-0 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday.