Aaron Judge got here up simply in need of historical past on Thursday. He’ll get one other probability on Friday.
The Yankees outfielder, needing only one house run to tie Roger Maris’ franchise and AL mark of 61 house runs, introduced the followers out of their seats within the backside of the ninth inning. In his ultimate at bat of the collection opener in opposition to the rival Red Sox with the sport tied 4-4, Judge despatched a ball to the warning observe for a 404-foot fly out. The Yankees did earn a walk-off win within the tenth inning and clinched a playoff berth, however Judge — 0 for two with three walks on the evening — completed the evening sitting on 60 homers.
For the second recreation of the ultimate Yankees-Red Sox collection of the season (7:05 pm ET), Judge will face off in opposition to veteran Rich Hill at what is going to possible be a raucous Yankee Stadium crowd with the report e-book ready to be rewritten.
In a twist, the sport will solely be carried by Apple TV+ and never a regional or nationwide TV community.
Here’s what you want to know forward of the sport:
How to watch Yankees-Red Sox on Apple TV
Apple’s unique streaming broadcast of Friday’s Yankees-Red Sox recreation could be accessed a number of methods:
- Download and launch the Apple TV app on any appropriate sensible gadget
- Visit https://television.apple.com/ and create an account or login
- From the MLB.TV app, faucet on Apple TV+ Game to be redirected to the Apple TV app (the place accessible).
The recreation is on the market within the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Great Britain, Japan, Mexico, and South Korea.
Is Apple TV free?
Apple has made its Friday evening video games fully free, and Yankees-Red Sox is not any exception — all you want is a free-to-create Apple ID for entry.
Who will name the sport?
Apple’s group consists of play-by-player Stephen Nelson with analysts Hunter Pence and Katie Nolan.
According to The Post’s Andrew Marchand, YES Network, unable to get MLB to transfer the sport off Apple TV, supplied its broadcast crew of Michael Kay, David Cone and Paul O’Neill plus manufacturing assist to Apple. As of Thursday evening, that provide had been declined.
Yankees remaining schedule
After these video games in opposition to Boston, the Yankees will journey to Toronto for a three-game set that would see the Yankees wrap up the AL East earlier than they end the season off with collection in opposition to the Orioles and Rangers.
Where Aaron Judge stands within the house run report chase
After going 0-for-2 with three walks in opposition to the Red Sox on Thursday, Judge sits one house run shy of Yankees legend Roger Maris for the franchise and American League report of 61.
While many acknowledge Maris’ mark because the untainted house run report, MLB’s official report belongs to Barry Bonds, who socked 73 dingers throughout the 2001 season.
Everything to learn about Aaron Judge and his chase for the house run report:
Where Aaron Judge stands within the Triple Crown chase
Judge enters Friday’s recreation main the majors in homers (60) and RBIs (128). He additionally leads the AL with a .316 batting common. If he can preserve his lead in all three classes — he is unlikely to be caught in homers and RBIs — the 30-year-old will probably be MLB’s first triple crown winner since Miguel Cabrera in 2012.
“It is so thrilling to see what he’s doing, and the best way he’s completely dominating virtually each offensive class this season,” Cabrera instructed ESPN this week. “I believe his season goes to be remembered as probably the greatest in baseball historical past. I hope that Judge turns into the following Triple Crown winner, and I hope he wins the MVP.”