New York Yankees star Aaron Judge launches 62nd home run, sets AL’s single-season record

8:07 PM ET Marly RiveraESPNWriter Close Marly Rivera is a writer for and The American League has a new single-season home run king. New York Yankees star Aaron Judge launched his 62nd home run of the season Tuesday on the road against the Texas Rangers, breaking the AL’s record he shared with Roger … Read more

Luis Severino tosses seven innings of no-hit ball as New York Yankees defeat Texas Rangers

9:45 PM ET Marly RiveraESPNWriter Close Marly Rivera is a writer for and ARLINGTON, Texas — New York Yankees starter Luis Severino was in full ace form at Globe Life Field on Monday night, when he completed seven innings in his longest career no-hit bid. Severino threw 94 pitches and struck out seven … 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 Center. The mother-son duo shared … Read more

Frankie Lasagna mocked on Twitter after missing Aaron Judge home run

It all seemed to line up perfectly for the Blue Jays fan who identified himself as Frankie Lasagna to the Associated Press. He had his glove, and he had a front-row seat in left field when Aaron Judge felt aa historic baseball flying in his direction. But Judge’s 61st home run ball hit the wall, … Read more

Retrieving Aaron Judge’s 61st homer was ‘easy’

TORONTO — Aaron Judge sent a piece of history 394 feet to left field in the seventh inning on Wednesday night at Rogers Centre, long enough to clear the wall for his 61st home run, but just short enough to evade the grasp of rabid fans. Minutes later, Zack Britton was on the job to … Read more

Matt Buschmann’s wife, Sara Walsh, has Aaron Judge jokes

Sara Walsh is thousands of miles away from her husband, Blue Jays bullpen coach Matt Buschmann, but she’s well aware of the historic night unfolding in Toronto. Moments after Yankees superstar Aaron Judge hit home run No. 61 to tie Roger Maris’ record, the sports broadcaster, 44, took to Twitter as it was revealed that … Read more

MLB playoffs worry list: Biggest problem facing each team in likely field of 12

One of the most important lessons I learned working in MLB front offices for more than a quarter century, including 16 years as a general manager, is that a team’s weaknesses will be exposed in the playoffs. Every team has weaknesses, even the heavyweights in this postseason’s growing field such as the Dodgers, Astros and … Read more

New York Yankees star Aaron Judge hits 61st home run of season, tying Roger Maris’ mark

4:54 PM ET Marly RiveraESPNWriter Close Marly Rivera is a writer for and TORONTO — New York Yankees star Aaron Judge hit his 61st home run of the season Wednesday night against the Toronto Blue Jays, tying Roger Maris’ American League record. It took Maris until Oct. 1, the final game of the … Read more

Aaron Judge 61st homer wait continues after four-walk night

Everyone in the Yankees’ orbit seems to be tired of waiting for No. 61. Aaron Judge walked four times in five trips to the plate in a 5-2 win over the Blue Jays on Tuesday that clinched the AL East. He remains stuck on 60 home runs, one behind Roger Maris’ franchise and American League … Read more