Latest Aaron Judge News

Ohtani takes no-hitter into 8th, Angels beat Athletics 4-2

Sep. 30, 2022 02:25 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani has provided Angels fans with plenty of highlights this season. The two-way phenom almost topped them all Thursday night. The reigning AL MVP pitched no-hit ball into the eighth inning and extended his hitting streak to 14 games as Los Angeles...

Angels' Ohtani has no-hitter broken up in 8th vs Athletics

Sep. 30, 2022 00:29 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels phenom Shohei Ohtani took a no-hitter into the eighth inning Thursday night against the Oakland Athletics before Conner Capel singled with two outs to break it up. Capel hit a sharp grounder that deflected off sliding shortstop Livan Soto's...

Rays miss chance to clinch, lose 2-1 as Guardians rally late

Sep. 29, 2022 23:41 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Small plastic strips dangled from the ceiling in Tampa Bay's clubhouse, which had been cleared of furniture and prepped over the final innings for what was supposed to be a wild, wet celebration. The Guardians had other plans. “We don’t want...

Arraez leads AL batting race as Judge pursues Triple Crown

Sep. 29, 2022 19:47 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An already historic season by New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge could well be capped with baseball's first Triple Crown in 10 years. Minnesota's Luis Arraez is standing in his way. After going 2 for 5 for the Twins on Thursday in their loss to...

Aaron Judge's 61st HR another murky milestone for MLB

Sep. 29, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

Aaron Judge's homers almost always impress, and No. 61 on Wednesday night was no exception — a laser-beam shot that landed in the Blue Jays bullpen amidst huge cheers from the crowd in Toronto. Baseball history was made and the joy was palpable. The New York Yankees slugger had...

Wallner's 3 RBIs help Twins send Sox to 8th straight loss

Sep. 29, 2022 17:16 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Matt Wallner's late-season call-up to his home state team has been a September for the 24-year-old to remember, even if the Minnesota Twins have fallen out of contention. Wallner drove in a career-high three runs, and Gio Urshela and Jake Cave each had three hits...

Fans miss 61 HR ball, Jays bullpen coach gets it to Judge

Sep. 29, 2022 09:52 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — When Aaron Judge's American League record-tying 61st home run dropped into Toronto's bullpen, coach Matt Buschmann picked it up — a souvenir worth potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars. “Bad news is I’m down here in Florida battling a hurricane, but the...

Yankees star Judge ties Maris' AL mark with 61st homer

Sep. 29, 2022 04:03 AM EDT

A look at Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees as he approaches major home run milestones: Season HR Total: 61 Wednesday’s Game: Went 1 for 4 with a walk, hitting a tiebreaking two-run homer off Tim Mayza in the seventh inning of the Yankees' 8-3 win at Toronto. Judge...

Judge ties Maris AL mark with 61st HR, lifts Yanks over Jays

Sep. 29, 2022 02:02 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — When Tim Mayza made a mistake pitch, Aaron Judge made sure the Blue Jays left-hander wound up on the wrong end of history. Judge tied Roger Maris’ American League record of 61 home runs in a season with a tiebreaking, two-run drive in the seventh inning that...

Maris Jr: Bonds, McGwire illegitimate, Judge to be HR king

Sep. 29, 2022 01:58 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Roger Maris Jr. considers the home run feats of Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa to be illegitimate and says Aaron Judge should be recognized as the holder of the big league season standard if the New York Yankees slugger hits No. 62. “He should be revered...