Aaron Judge of the Yankees did not hit a long ball on Wednesday evening against the Pirates, keeping his season total of 60 homers at 60. Even though Judge went 2 for 4 with 2 double, a walk, and a strikeout, he was still one homer short of Roger Maris’ 1961 single-season feet with 61 of them in the American League.
Aaron Judge is on track to smash 66 homers in 2022, with one every 2.47 competitive games. But in September, Judge was at a higher level. Aaron Judge, who is aiming for the AL Triple Crown in additional to breaking the home run mark, was scoring .491 with 9 homeruns in his past 15 innings as of Wednesday.
Roger Maris’ 1961 Most Homeruns In Single Season Record Under Significant Threat With Aaron Judge Hunting For It:
Following two doubles on last Wednesday, Aaron Judge improved to an leading batting average of.317 in regards to the Triple Crown. His remarkable hitting line for the season is.317/.421/.705. Since Triple Crown victory of Miguel Cabrera’s in 2012, Aaron is first to have led the club in all 3 Triple Crown metrics in September.
On Thursday evening at Yankee Stadium, Aaron Judge and thus the Yankees start four-game matchup against the opposing Boston Red Sox. Michael Wacha will get the start for the Red Sox. Throughout his career, Judge has had a lot of trouble against the seasoned right-hander, finishing 0 in 14 with only a walk with 9 strikeouts. In 2022, Wacha decided to give up a leadoff homer per ten innings.
With their victory on Wednesday, the AL East-leading Yankees advanced to 90-58. The following victory will guarantee them a spot in the postseason.