during the Yankees’ game against the Red Sox on Thursday night, the cameraman convinced everyone that Aaron Judge had just tied Roger Maris’ home run record.
Everything is for Aaron Judge, the Yankees and the MLB world. Your scripts couldn’t be better written.
This was the ninth bottom in a draw match between fierce rivals. Judge had a chance to hit his 61st homer of the season and win the playoffs.
He swings. He made sweet touches. The ball soars high in the air. The crowd erupted. The announcers raised their voices.
The only thing that wasn’t perfect was the camera work, it didn’t track the goofy ball accurately until it landed harmlessly on Red Sox outfielder Enrique In the gloves of Enrique Hernadez.
The camera angle of Aaron Judge’s flyball makes it look like it’s about to land on Riverdale.
— Rob Perez (@WorldWideWob ) September 23, 2022
We did not hit A record home run, but at least we got some great calls from the Spanish radio.
Judge wasn’t Thursday’s hero, despite his incredible performance with his arm early in the game, so the pair It wasn’t a quiet night for him. Instead, Josh Donaldson lit the fireworks in the 10th with a leaving RBI single in left field.
New York is now locked in their playoff berth. All that’s left is to win the AL East and get the AL home run record to judge him.
Maris set a record in 1961 with 61 home runs. The other of the judges will tie. Two more will break it. He has about two weeks to hit those historic home runs.
The big question is how many chances he will get. On Thursday, he took a walk on his first two at-bats against the Red Sox. With the series going into the weekend, they certainly aren’t in a rush to give him a chance.