Yankees cruise past Orioles as Aaron Judge goes homerless

On the 61st anniversary of Roger Maris breaking Babe Ruth’s home run record, Aaron Judge barely got a chance to become the Yankees’ single-season home run champ. That’s because the Orioles, who were eliminated from playoff contention when the Mariners won on Friday night, barely threw him any pitches to hit in the Yankees’ 8-0 … Read more

Jacob deGrom falters as Mets drop series-opener to Braves

ATLANTA — Superman has suddenly developed a kryptonite problem, at the worst possible time for the Mets. Jacob deGrom is still faster than a speeding bullet and more powerful than a locomotive, but he can’t avoid the long ball. To start their most anticipated series in several years, the Mets needed their ace Friday night, … Read more

Mets-Braves NL East title implications

This weekend’s Mets vs. Braves series in Atlanta – pending the effects of Hurricane Ian – is without question the biggest regular-season series of the year. There is one game of separation between New York’s 98-58 and Atlanta’s 97-59 records. There are six games left. Three are head-to-head. It doesn’t get much more important than … Read more

Who are Aaron Judge’s parents? Meet Patty and Wayne Judge

Aaron Judge had a storybook celebration with his mother, Patty Judge, after the Yankees slugger tied Roger Maris’ AL home run record at 61 on Wednesday. Judge gave the home run ball to his mom in the locker room after New York’s 8-3 victory over the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. The mother-son duo shared … Read more

Who are Aaron Judge’s parents? Meet Patty and Wayne Judge

Aaron Judge had a storybook celebration with his mother, Patty Judge, after the Yankees slugger tied Roger Maris’ AL home run record at 61 on Wednesday. Judge gave the home run ball to his mom in the locker room after New York’s 8-3 victory over the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. The mother-son duo shared … Read more

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 pressure 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