Aaron Judge hit first career walk-off home run for as Yankees take down Blue Jays

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The New York Yankees and Toronto Blue Jays opened a fast — yet crucial — 2-game series Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium. The two AL East competitors figure to fight it out (together with the Tampa Bay Rays) all season for the department title.

The Blue Jays took a 5-3 lead into the ninth inning and typically that indicates video game over. Closer Jordan Romano has actually been exceptional this season, taking a 1.35 age and an MLB finest 12 conserves into Tuesday’s video game. The Blue Jays have 10 one-run wins thanks in part to Romano closing the door in the ninth inning.

Alas and alack, Romano was not at his finest Tuesday. He strolled No. 9 player Jose Trevino and leadoff player DJ LeMahieu with one out, establishing Aaron Judge for the walk-off crowning achievement. The towering blast is Judge’s initially profession walk-off homer. To the action video footage:

Not numerous crowning achievement land in the 2nd deck in left field at Yankee Stadium. Statcast states the ball took a trip just 414 feet, however no matter the range, it deserved 3 runs, and it turned the 5-3 deficit into a 6-5 win (box rating).

The win enhanced the Yankees to 21-8 on the season, the very best record in baseball. The Blue Jays slipped to 17-14 and have actually lost 3 straight video games.

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