Aaron Judge Shows MVP Form, Rips 18th Homer of Season As Yankees Crush Mariners

Aaron Judge Shows MVP Form, Rips 18th Homer of Season As Yankees Crush Mariners

Joel Reyes
May 31, 2023 at 10:07 AM
  • Aaron Judge recorded his 18th homer of the season in the Yankees’ win over the Mariners
  • Anthony Volpe and Greg Allen also homered for the Bronx Bombers in Tuesday’s victory
  • Yankees starting pitcher Nestor Cortes won a match for the fifth time this season

There is just no stopping the New York Yankees right now.

They extended their winning streak to four games with a 10-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.

The Bronx Bombers are now on a season-high 11 games over .500.

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Greg Allen celebrates with Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees after hitting a one-run home run during the fourth inning against the Seattle Mariners at T-Mobile Park on May 30, 2023, in Seattle, Washington. Image: Alika Jenner
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They have been sizzling at the plate, scoring ten runs in each of their last three outings.

The Yankees have racked up 33 runs and 50 hits during their four-game winning streak.

Judge hits another homer

Aaron Judge starred for the Yankees in their latest win, recording his 18th home run of the season, per ESPN.

He hit a towering shot off Darren McCaughan’s first pitch in the seventh inning, with the ball just clearing the fence in left-center field.

Judge has now hit three homers in the series after launching two dingers on Monday against Seattle.

Kiner-Falefa also on fire

It wasn’t just Judge who delivered the offense for the Yankees.

Isiah Kiner-Falefa’s bat remained hot, recording four hits and four RBIs on Tuesday.

He opened the scoring for the Yankees with a two-run single in the first inning.

Kiner-Falefa added another two-run single in the ninth inning to record the sixth four-hit game of his career, per MLB.com.

He has been on fire lately, recording 14 hits in his last 34 at-bats.

Volpe and Allen launch homers

Anthony Volpe snapped a 2-for-22 slide, hitting a three-run homer in the third inning to give New York a 6-0 lead. Volpe made Logan Gilbert pay after he hung his 1-2 slider, driving the pitch 413 feet for his eighth home run of the season.

Greg Allen, who filled in for the injured Harrison Bader, also joined the homer parade, hitting a long bomb in the top of the fourth inning.

Soto and Tatis lead Padres

Sports Brief recently reported on the Yankees' loss to the Padres.

Juan Soto and Fernando Tatis Jr. starred for San Diego in the 5-1 win.

They launched moonshot homers in back-to-back innings at Yankee Stadium.

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