Aaron Judge chases home run record: Yankees-Red Sox live updates as slugger tries to tie Roger Maris

Aaron Judge is trying to make home-run history on Thursday night as the Yankees welcome their biggest rival. Judge enters with 60 home runs on the season as the Yankees face the Red Sox in the opener of a four-game series. Judge tied Babe Ruth on the single-season homer leaderboard with No. 60 and joined an exclusive list of sluggers with a ninth-inning blast against the Pirates on Tuesday night. Judge had two doubles but was homer-less in New York’s win on Wednesday.

Judge is one of just six players in MLB history to hit 60 home runs in a season, and he will tie Roger Maris for the American League and Yankees franchise single-season homer record with his next long ball. Judge is two home runs away from sole possession of the AL record, and the Yankees have 13 games remaining after Thursday night’s affair. Judge also enters the game with an AL-leading .317 batting average and has his eyes on the Triple Crown.

Most single-season home runs, American League
1. Roger Maris, 61, 1961
T2. Aaron Judge, 60, 2022
T2. Babe Ruth, 60, 1927
T4. Hank Greenberg, 58, 1938
T4. Jimmie Foxx, 58, 1932
6. Alex Rodriguez, 57, 2002

Here’s how to watch Thursday’s Yankees-Red Sox game. Will Judge make history in the Bronx? Follow along below for live updates, highlights and more.

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