Roger Maris’ special season doesn’t match up to Aaron Judge’s

Times have changed in 61 years, and that’s no scoop. Aaron Judge isn’t feeling exactly the same kind of pressures Roger Maris felt. For instance, Judge doesn’t have to confront pesky reporters before every game, and there’s no evidence he has lost any hair. He looks as pretty as ever. (For the record, I wonder … Read more

Yankees make pitch for YES to air Apple TV+ exclusive game

1. If you hate the Yankees, and I know many of you do, you will enjoy this story. With Aaron Judge sitting at 60 home runs and chasing Roger Maris’s franchise and American League record of 61 home runs, fans wanting to see the Yankees slugger in action will have to tune into Friday night’s … Read more

Yankees clinch 2022 playoff berth with walk-off win over Red Sox

NEW YORK — Four feet separated Aaron Judge from deliciously making history on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium, the slugger’s ninth-inning drive exploding off his bat and soaring toward the legends’ Monument Park lair. Perhaps, on a warmer evening, the ball would have landed close to Roger Maris’ retired No. 9. We’ll never know. Because … Read more

Yankees walk off Red Sox in extras to clinch playoffs

Aaron Judge nearly sent the Yankees into the postseason by himself, with his ninth-inning shot to center briefly looking like it was going to end up in Monument Park to clinch a playoff Berth. This time, though, Judge got under the ball and it came up just short. But while 61 waits, the Yankees did … Read more

Francisco Lindor’s grand slam propels Mets to comeback win

MILWAUKEE — Francisco Lindor spent much of Tuesday’s pregame on the clubhouse couch huddled under a blanket, resembling somebody who might have celebrated too much the previous night. But the star shortstop was wide awake and full of energy when the Mets needed him most. Lindor smashed a go-ahead grand slam in the seventh inning … Read more