Several former Yankees remarked that while they were pleased to see Old-Timers' Day return to the Bronx,
Who could blame them for wanting to forego the exhibition game given the performance Aaron Judge has put on over the past month?
Who could blame them for wanting to forego the exhibition game, given the performance Aaron Judge has put on over the past month?
The former first baseman for the Yanks, Tino Martinez, said of him, "He's great" (1996-2001). Watching what he does is wonderful.
Judge's two-run home run against Kansas City starter Jonathan Hesley broke the club's single-season home run record.
second inning, please. With 42 for the year, he fell 19 short of Roger Maris' 61 Yankee/American League record.
The Yankees manager Aaron Boone praised Judge's pursuit, saying, "I can't imagine a person better ready to go through anything like that."
In his 671st MLB game, the 30-year-old also became the second-fastest player to hit 200 home runs in career.