Recently, the bat of Aaron Judge (New York Yankees) is burning hot.
Judge started as the designated hitter twice in the 2023 American Professional Baseball Major League (MLB) away game against the Toronto Blue Jays held at the Rogers Center in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on the 19th (Korean time), 2 hits in 4 at bats, including the final shot, 1 Scored 2 home runs, 1 RBI, and 1 run.
Last year,메이저사이트 Judge was the brightest player in the big leagues. He led the Yankees offense with a batting average of 0.311, 62 homers, 131 RBIs and 133 runs in the regular season. Home runs, RBIs, runs scored, on-base percentage (0.425), and slugging percentage (0.686) all led the American League (AL), and batting average was second in the AL.
Aaron Judge of the Yankees has been showing a scary home run pace lately. Photo = Reporter Koh Hong-seok
In particular, the 62 homers that Judge shot was the most home run record in one season by AL and Yankees clubs, surpassing Roger Maris (then Yankees) in 1961.
In addition, the jerseys were Babe Ruth (60 in 1927), Maris (61 in 1961), Mark Maguire (70 in 1998, 65 in 1999), and Sammy Sosa (66 in 1998, 63 in 1999, 64 in 2001). ), and Barry Bonds (73 in 2001).
Judge, who had been slowed down by an injury at the beginning of the season, has recently found his game perfectly. On this day, too, he led the Yankees to victory by operating the final four, a terrifying pace of 6 home runs in the last 6 games.
Judge’s bat turned fiercely from the beginning of the first inning. He drew a two-run arch over the middle wall by receiving three pitches from opposing starting pitcher Jose Berrios from first base, which was connected to Glover Torres’ left-handed hit. Judge’s season 12 gun. With this home run, Judge tied with Louis Lubert (Chicago White Sox) for second in AL home runs. It is only one car from leader Adolis Garcia (Texas Rangers, 13).
Judge, who returned with a straight hit to left field in the top of the 3rd inning, resumed the hit streak in the top of the 6th inning. He attacked Berrios’ third pitch and hit a double in the center field. Unfortunately, he didn’t get a follow-up and didn’t score this time. Afterwards, he struck out in the top of the 7th inning and ended the game.
Meanwhile, the Yankees, who put forward Judge’s performance, defeated Toronto 4-2 and recorded 26 wins and 20 losses. Toronto is 25-19.