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Judge becomes 2nd MLB rookie to strike 40 home runs

New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge has turn a second vital joining rookie to strike 40 homers.

With his solo shot in a fourth inning Sunday opposite a Texas Rangers, a 25-year-old assimilated Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle as a usually Yankees to strike 40 homers during age 25 or younger.

That was Judge’s 40th homer, and he combined his 41st with another solo shot in a sixth, a expostulate that would have trafficked 463 feet unimpeded, according to MLB Statcast.

Mark McGwire strike 49 homers as a rookie for Oakland in 1987.

Judge’s travel in a second inning was his 107th of a season, a vital joining record for rookies.

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