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Frankie Lasagna mocked on Twitter after missing Aaron Judge’s home run

It all seemed to line up perfectly for the Blue Jays fan who identified himself as Frankie Lasagna to the Associated Press. He had his glove, and he had a front-row seat in left field when Aaron Judge sent a historic baseball flying in his direction. But Judge’s 61st home run ball hit the wall, …

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New York Yankees star Aaron Judge hits 61st home run of the season, tying Roger Maris’ mark

9:28 PM ET Marly RiveraESPNWriter Close Marly Rivera is a writer for ESPNdeportes.com and ESPN.com. TORONTO — New York Yankees star Aaron Judge hit his 61st home run of the season Wednesday night against the Toronto Blue Jays, tying Roger Maris’ American League record. It took March until Oct. 1, the final game of the …

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MLB discusses plans for the New York Mets-Atlanta Braves series with Hurricane Ian looming

Major League Baseball is considering contingency plans for this weekend’s crucial series in Atlanta between the Mets and Braves as Hurricane Ian bears down on Florida’s Gulf Coast. The rapidly intensifying hurricane was scheduled to make landfall Wednesday morning in Florida, while parts of Georgia are expected to see flooding rains and some coastal surge …

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St. Louis Cardinals seal the NL Central title with a win over the Milwaukee Brewers

MILWAUKEE — The St. Louis Cardinals finally separated themselves from the Milwaukee Brewers in early August after chasing them for much of the season. They haven’t looked back since, turning what had been a nip and tuck NL Central race into something of a runaway. MVP contender Paul Goldschmidt went 2-for-4 with a pair of …

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New York Yankees win, secure American League East crown as Aaron Judge stays at 60 homers

10:01 PM ET Marly RiveraESPNWriter Close Marly Rivera is a writer for ESPNdeportes.com and ESPN.com. TORONTO — From a near August collapse to a late September clinch. What seemed predestined when the New York Yankees were the best team in baseball in the first half of the season and looked doubtful with their subpar play …

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Harrison Bader’s baserunning sparks the Yankees’ win over the Red Sox

Who needs an Aaron Judge home run? The Yankees won in dramatic fashion again Friday night without Judge homering. While Judge remained stuck on 60 homers again in pursuit of No. 61, the Yankees won their fifth straight, this one 5-4 over the Red Sox at the Stadium — and the last three wins have …

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St. Louis Cardinals’ Albert Pujols joins the 700 club with two-home run day

LOS ANGELES — Albert Pujols became the fourth member of the 700 home run club on Friday night, and he did so in emphatic fashion, launching two home runs in front of a packed Dodger Stadium crowd. The first homer — a 434-foot, two-run blast to left field — came off Dodgers left-hander Andrew Heaney …

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