Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees clinched the AL East on Tuesday with a 5-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays, as Judge remains one home run away from tying Roger Maris’ long-standing American League record of 61.
Judge was walked four times in five plate appearances.
Judge will get another chance to make history on Wednesday in Game 3 of the New York Yankees’ three-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays (7:07 p.m. ET).
Here’s how Judge fared on Tuesday:
Fifth at-bat: A fourth walk
How did Judge’s fifth at-bat end up? Take a wild guess.
Fourth at-bat: Base on balls
Judge was doing a lot of walking on Tuesday, as he registered his third BB of the game in the top of the sixth.
Third at-bat: Walked again
Judge was walked for a second time on the night, this time in the top of the fifth inning. Since Judge hit his 60th home run, he’s been walked 10 times.
Second at-bat: First walk of the night
It seems as if Judge gets walked nightly, and Tuesday was no different. He was walked for the first time in the top of the third inning.
First at-bat: Lines out
In his first trip to the plate, Judge lined out to third in the first inning.
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