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Aaron Judge (32), captain of the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB), has been unstoppable in May. On May 26, he hit his 17th home run of the season against the San Diego Padres in San Diego, Calif. He has homered in four straight games. After hitting just six home runs in April, he’s hit 11 in the month of May alone, signaling a resurgence in the “Home Run King” category.

Jersey, the 2017 Rookie of the Year and 2022 season MVP, has struggled mightily since last year. He was limited to 106 games last season due to a torn ligament in his right big toe, batting just .267 with 37 home runs and 75 RBIs. He had a rough start to this season as well. He was sidelined with abdominal pain just before the start of the season. On May 5, he was ejected for protesting an umpire’s ball call. 안전놀이터 추천 It was his first ejection since his debut. Just when you thought it was going to be all downhill for Jersey, he has come back to life since May. After hitting just .207 with six home runs and 18 RBIs in 31 games in April, he has exploded in May, batting .376 with 32 doubles, 11 home runs, and a 1.401 OPS in 25 games.

With Judge on fire, the Yankees’ winning percentage has skyrocketed.

The Yankees have won 10 of their last 15 games and are 37-18 on the season, good for first place in the American League (AL). In the MLB as a whole, they are second behind the Philadelphia Phillies at 38-17. With his performance this month, Jersey leads the league in OPS at 1.029. He is tied for second in home runs with 17 (Kyle Tucker has 18), fourth in slugging percentage (.407) and first in on-base percentage (.622).

Jersey hit 62 home runs in 2022, breaking Roger Maris’ AL record for most home runs in a season (61) set in 1961, a record that stood for 61 years. He was hailed as the “Clean Home Run King” for hitting 60-plus home runs without relying on PEDs. He also won the MVP award for the 2022 season, 카지노사이트 추천 edging out Ohtani that year. Ohtani won MVP honors in 2021 and 2023. Judge signed a nine-year, $360 million extension with the Yankees in 2023 to stay with the organization.

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