Aaron Judge (31), who set a new record for the most home runs in the American League last year, hit the first home run in the major leagues this year and started the challenge for the home run king for the second consecutive year.
Judge started as center fielder and second hitter in the home game against the San Francisco Giants in the opening game of the 2023 Major League Baseball (MLB) held at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York, USA on the 31st (Korean time), and got 2 hits in 4 at-bats, including a solo home run in the final. Scored 1 point. 안전놀이터
The Yankees won the opening game 5-0 thanks to Judge’s performance.
After one shot in the top of the first inning, Judge hit a 92.8-mile (149.3 km) sinker in the second pitch of San Francisco starter Logan Webb and hit a solo home run. It was the first home run in the major leagues this year.
Yankees Glaber Torres hit a two-run homer in the fourth, and Judge hit a timely one RBI hit in the seventh inning to lead 4-0, sealing the win.
Yankees ace Gerrit Cole reported his first win of the season with 6 innings, 3 hits, 2 walks, 11 strikeouts and no runs.