Aaron Judge is on the verge of history.
The New York Yankees‘ now-legendary slugger has hit 60 home runs this season, and he now sits one away from tying Roger Maris’ American League record of 61, which was set back in 1961.
Aaron Judge blasts his 60th homer
Aaron Judge hits his 60th home run of the season against the Pirates on Tuesday. Can he hit 61 tonight against Boston?
Coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. ET, with the first pitch at 7:15 p.m. ET.
Judge will bat leadoff in Thursday’s game, facing Boston’s Michael Wacha.
We will be live-blogging every Judge at-bat live right here on FOX Sports.
Before his first at-bat, catch up on all things Aaron Judge, as he looks to own the history books.
How has Judge fared against Wacha?
In 15 plate appearances (14 at-bats) against Wacha, Judge has struggled mightily. He has never registered a hit, has secured just one walk, struck out nine times, and grounded into a double-play twice.
FOX Sports’ Martin Rogers says that Judge’s pursuit of history is not only a chance for fans to revel in his magnificent ability, but to also remember the titans of yesteryear, such as Babe Ruth and Roger Maris.
Aaron Judge’s year is “most impressive offensive season in 25 years”
The Yankees’ slugger is one home run away from Roger Maris’ AL record. Nick Wright explains why he believes Judge’s run “might be more impressive than Barry Bonds’ 73.”
Despite Judge’s statistical brilliance — he’s on his way to winning the AL Triple Crown — there is a superstar in Los Angeles that is putting up numbers never seen before for a second consecutive season, on the mound and at the plate.
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Crazy thing to think, isn’t it?
Judge is a free agent after this season, and given his dominance this year, his price tag will be … steep.
Is it possible he could make his way out of The Big Apple?
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