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‘Just Trying to Do My Job’- Aaron Judge Blasts Two Home Runs in New York Yankees Defeat to Baltimore Orioles

Published 05/24/2022, 7:00 AM EDT

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Aaron Judge is currently the most in-form player in MLB. The New York Yankees slugger has been hitting all over the park in the current season. No player is even close to his home run tally in the 2022 season. Such is his form.

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With his impressive outing in the ballparks and exceptional leadership, Aaron Judge has become the heart and soul of the Yankees. He is one of the significant reasons ‌the Yankees have dominated the American League East.

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Talking about Judge, the Yankees slugger smacked two home runs in a recent game against the Baltimore Orioles. However, it was not enough for the Pinstripes, as they ended up losing the first game of a three-game series.

Aaron Judge could not avoid the Yankees’ third consecutive defeat

For the first time in the 2022 season, the New York Yankees have lost three games in a row. It sums up the fantastic season they are having in 2022. However, the Yankees have not played their best game in the last few.

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Though the Yankees might have lost a few games, Aaron Judge is still running the show from the plate. The Yankees slugger belted two home runs against the Orioles in the first and fifth innings of the game. Unfortunately, he could not help his team win over the Orioles. With 17 homers, Judge has hit the most home runs this season.

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Talking about his game, Judge said that he is just trying to do his job. He also appreciated his teammates for putting their effort into the ballpark.

“I am just trying to do my job, just like everybody else in this building,” Judge said. “I have got a job to do at the top of the lineup. A lot of great hitters around me, which makes my job a lot easier. With the pitching staff, we have got and what they’re able to do, I just try to go out there and just do my job.”

Will the Yankees make a comeback against the Orioles?

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Before losing the first game of the series to the Orioles, the Aaron Judge-led team lost a three-game series against the Chicago White Sox. And now they have lost the first game against the Orioles. 

Not to forget that the Orioles have already defeated the Pinstripes in a series earlier this season. So, it will not be a surprise if the Orioles beat the Yankees again in a series.

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What do you think? Will the Yankees prevent themselves from losing another series to the Orioles?

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Abhishek Kumar

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Abhishek Kumar is an MLB author at EssentiallySports. After completing his Master’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, Abhishek has been working in the media industry since two years. Before joining EssentiallySports, he previously worked at APN News as a sub-editor, where he has written articles on sports and politics.
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