Yankees Highlights: Aaron Judge homers in 5th straight game to sweep Red Sox


The Yankees brought the lumber in their matchup against the Red Sox on Sunday.

They might be down, but they’re never dead. The New York Yankees lineup is the deepest in the league and there’s not a single moment when pitchers get any sort of reprieve.

When you think you’re done with the middle of the order, you have a bottom of the order that would feature up top on a number of other MLB squads. And once again, the Yanks brought the skytower power on Sunday night.

Aaron Judge made his presence felt early on yet again. After the Yankees quickly fell behind 2-0 when the Red Sox got after James Paxton in the first inning, Judge came up to bat in the bottom of the second and cranked a three-run jack on a 2-2 count with two outs. That’s his fifth home run in as many games.

Keep in mind, the MLB record is eight straight games. With the way he’s hitting, that seems like an easy feat to match.

The night didn’t get any easier for the Bombers though. They kept having to dig themselves out of a hole after Paxton’s start and then Michael King’s relief effort, which wasn’t bad, but featured two solo shots allowed.

But we know how relentless the Yankees lineup is. Even Gary Sanchez managed to log his first extra-base hit and RBI of the season!

Can’t forget Gio Urshela is heating up too! Another multi-hit game for the defensive wizard.

And it only gets better. Luke Voit contributed in timely fashion, crushing a solo shot of his own to tie the game at 6-6 in the fifth.


But the Yankees went down in the seventh when Rafael Devers put one in the right field bleachers. Oh no!! Did the Red Sox think six outs was enough to put the Yankees away?

After Mike Tauchman came into the game for Miguel Andujar, he worked a walk with two outs in the eighth. Then he stole second. Then DJ LeMahieu did what he usually does. No surprise. We didn’t blink.

Tie game. Sorry, Matt Barnes!

Actually, Aaron Judge isn’t sorry. The hottest bat in the MLB stepped into the box promptly after the game was knotted up, worked a hitter’s count, and then hit ANOTHER home run. Barnes thinking he can serve up a hanger like this is laugh out loud funny.

Good night. Zack Britton closed it out, the Yankees won 9-7, and that’s a sweep of the Boston Red Sox in the Bronx.

Imagine if fans were at this weekend series? That would have been a hell of a time. But we’ll gladly enjoy from the couch, trust us.