10:01 PM EDT, Mon September 26, 2022
Yankees Notebook: Special Judge home run balls, DJ LeMahieu and Matt Carpenter injury updates

Yankees Notebook: Special Judge home run balls, DJ LeMahieu and Matt Carpenter injury updates

TORONTO — As Aaron Judge chases history, it’s not just the Yankees that have to deal with it.
Yankees enter Toronto with two stats in mind: AL East magic number and Judge’s home run record

Yankees enter Toronto with two stats in mind: AL East magic number and Judge’s home run record

TORONTO — The Yankees go into the Rogers Centre Monday night with two numbers hanging over their heads. The first and most obvious, was 61.
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Yankees 2, Red Sox 0: Nestor’s rainy shutout secures sweep

Yankees 2, Red Sox 0: Nestor’s rainy shutout secures sweep

Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports Aaron Judge didn’t homer, but the Yankees scraped across two runs before the rainout. Thanks to Cortes, it was enough. Fans came to the ballpark on Sunday night in the Bronx hoping to see Aaron Judge hit No. 61 and more as this homestand concluded. After Boston kept him in check over the first six inning, impressive thunderstorms intervened, and after a 90-minute delay, the game was called. Judge might not have homered in any of the four games against the Red Sox, but the Yankees completed a four-game sweep anyway with Nestor Cortes...
Yankees beat Red Sox in rain-shortened game as Aaron Judge stays stuck at 60 homers

Yankees beat Red Sox in rain-shortened game as Aaron Judge stays stuck at 60 homers

Judge went homerless for the fifth straight game and remains one home run shy of tying the American League single-season record as the Yankees beat the Red Sox 2-0 in a weather-shortened game in front of a sold-out crowd of 46,707 at Yankee Stadium.
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NYY vs. BOS: Nestor Cortes vs. Brayan Bello

NYY vs. BOS: Nestor Cortes vs. Brayan Bello

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports Seeking a sweep, seven wins in a row, and No. 61. ESPN was surely hoping that this late-season Yankees vs. Red Sox matchup would have bigger postseason ramifications when they put it on the schedule. Although a win would get the Yankees tantalizing close to clinching the AL East, today’s game still feels mostly about watching to see if Aaron Judge will get his 61st home run — if the Sox pitchers will throw him strikes, that is. Luckily for the ol’ worldwide leader, that’s still a solid pull for a national audience. Judge is batting...