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Aaron Judge’s pursuit of home run No. 61 gets rained out

Aaron Judge‘s MLB historic home-run chase ran into stormy weather on Sunday night, meaning he fell short again of tying Roger Maris’ American League home run record of 61. Heavy rain forced officials to end the last game of a four-game series between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox after six innings of play.

The Yankees held a 2-0 lead when the game was called, so they technically swept the series. But after coming up homer-less in the series, Judge still sits at 60 homers on the season.

Righthander Brayan Bello took the mound for Boston, giving up a hit and a walk to Judge in three plate appearances.

First at-bat (Top of the 1st inning)

Judge lined a double down the right-field line to lead off the game. He advanced to third base on a groundout but was left on base. 

Second at-bat (Bottom of the 3rd)

With a runner on first, Judge drew a walk with one out. The Yankees failed to score and the game remained scoreless through three innings.

Third at-bat (Bottom of the 5th)

Judge smacked a high-fly ball … to centerfield for the second out of the inning. 

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