Yankees star Judge needs 1 homer to tie Maris’ AL mark of 61

Sep 24, 2022, 9:53 AM | Updated: 9:55 pm
Fans cheer as New York Yankees' Aaron Judge prepares to bat against the Boston Red Sox during the t...

Fans cheer as New York Yankees' Aaron Judge prepares to bat against the Boston Red Sox during the third inning before a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Jessie Alcheh)

(AP Photo/Jessie Alcheh)

A look at Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees as he approaches major home run milestones:

Season HR Total: 60

Saturday’s Game: Went 0 for 3 with two strikeouts and a walk in a 7-5 win over Boston at Yankee Stadium. He has gone four games without a home run and remains just shy of the AL record of 61 set by Roger Maris of the Yankees in 1961.

Sunday Night’s Matchup: The Yankees host the Red Sox at 7:08 p.m. ET on ESPN. Rookie right-hander Brayan Bello is set to start for Boston. Rain is in the forecast.

Current HR Pace: Judge is on pace to hit 64.4 home runs this season.

Next HR: Judge’s next home run would tie him with Maris. The Yankees have 11 games remaining the regular season.

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