Following New York Yankees star Aaron Judge’s pursuit for 62 homers
Baseball history is not too far off as Aaron Judge approaches Roger Maris’ American Association record of 61 homers with 15 games remaining.
The New York Yankees outfielder drew one bit nearer Tuesday night with his 60th grand slam of the year against the Pittsburgh Privateers. The Yankees outfielder has had a remarkable season at the plate, batting .316 and logging 128 RBIs. He is one reason New York is among MLB’s tip top entering the stretch run.
Judge needs just two grand slams to break Maris’ 1961 record – – an imprint that has represented sixty years and, until Imprint McGwire hit 70 out of 1998, was the single-season record for all MLB.
Judge’s journey to reach 62 has enthralled the baseball world. We are following each grand slam he hits from this point until the finish of the time.
Here’s where Judge remains in his pursuit for MLB history.
All-time single-season grand slam list
1. Barry Bonds, 73 (2001)
2. Mark McGwire, 70 (1998)
3. Sammy Sosa, 66 (1998)
4. Mark McGwire, 65 (1999)
5. Sammy Sosa, 64 (2001)
6. Sammy Sosa, 63 (1999)
7. Roger Maris, 61 (1961)
T-8. Angel Ruth, 60 (1927)
Aaron Judge, 60 (2022)
T-9. Angel Ruth, 59 (1921)
Giancarlo Stanton, 59 (2017)
Aaron Judge’s next games:
Monday, 7:07 p.m. ET at Pinnacle (confronting Kevin Gausman)
Tuesday, 7:07 p.m. ET at Pinnacle (confronting Jose Berrios)
Wednesday, 7:07 p.m. ET at Pinnacle (confronting yet to be decided)
Homer No. 60
With Maris’ children Roger Jr. what’s more, Kevin looking on at Yankee Arena, Judge sent off his 60th homer of the time profound into left field off Privateers pitcher Wil Crowe. As per ESPN Details and Data, Judge is the primary player to hit his 60th of the time out of the leadoff spot and the main to do it because of any spot other than third or fourth. Soon after Judge hit his 60th, Giancarlo Stanton smacked a game-dominating stroll off huge homerun to revitalize the Yankees from a 8-4 deficiency in the 10th.
On a 1-2 count, Judge took Heavenly messenger Perdomo 443 feet to left field for his subsequent grand slam of the game. He presently holds the untouched AL record for homers by a right-given hitter, and is one dinger from tying Darling Ruth for second all time in AL history.
Judge took a third-pitch sinker 414 feet to right handle off Jason Alexander for his 58th homer of the time. He has now tied Hank Greenberg and Jimmie Foxx for the AL record for most homers by a right-given player.
Judge sent off a 389-foot homer over the Green Beast, off Garrett Whitlock. It’s his tenth multi-homer round of the time, which attaches him with Alex Rodriguez and Jimmie Foxx for the second-most in American Association history. Just Hank Greenberg has more, with 11.
Judge jabbed a 383-foot homer directly over the right field wall at Fenway Park off Scratch Pivetta. As per ESPN Details and Data research, Judge’s 56 homers are the fourth-most by a Yankee in a solitary season in establishment history, following just Roger Maris’ 61 grand slams in 1961 and Darling Ruth’s 60 homers in 1927 and 59 homers in 1921.
Judge hit a 374-foot homer to left field off Louie Varland on Wednesday evening. It’s the second time in his profession he’s hit a grand slam in no less than four sequential games. Judge is presently on pace for 65 grand slams, accepting he plays the other Yankees’ 26 games.
Judge hit a two-run homer to left field off Trevor Megill, breaking a 2-2 tie and ending up the distinction in a 5-2 win. This binds him with Alex Rodriguez for most grand slams in a season by a right-given hitter in New York Yankees history.
Initiating the game, Judge required just two pitches prior to taking Shawn Armstrong 450 feet to left field. It’s Adjudicator’s new profession high in homers. He’s on pace for 66 grand slams, which would tie Sammy Sosa for third-most in MLB history.
In the highest point of the 10th inning against the Beams, Judge sent off a 392-foot dinger off of a Jason Adam changeup for his 52nd homer, matching his profession high from 2017.
Judge brought a fastball into focus field off Holy messengers starter Mike Mayers. He is currently attached with Maris for most grand slams before September in Yankees history.
Judge sent off a 1-1 curve off Jose Quijada to focus field for his 50th homer of the year. He’s the main Yankees player with 50 HR before September since Roger Maris in 1961. It’s additionally his subsequent 50-grand slam season in his vocation. He’s the third Yankees player to record numerous 50-HR seasons, joining Angel Ruth (4) and Mickey Mantle (2). He’s on pace for 63 grand slams this season.