Yankees’ Aaron Judge belts HR a country mile in win over Orioles | Rapid reaction
NEW YORK — To the picnickers, softball players and swimmers at Mullaly Park in the Bronx, behind Yankee Stadium’s left field, consider Sunday your warning:
Someday, a baseball may dent your charcoal grill.
If so, send the bill to Aaron Judge.
The Yankees’ right fielder continued to astonish, ripping the longest home run Major League Baseball has seen this season, a 495-foot shot in a 14-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles.
The ball flew over the bleachers in left. It even cleared a railing above the final row, a distance the massive Judge rarely achieves, even during his must-see batting practice displays.
A swing like that suddenly made it not so crazy to think that if anybody could hit a ball out of Yankee Stadium, it’s the 6-foot-7, 270-pound rookie wonder.
Judge also hit a line-drive, two-run home run in the seventh inning to give the Yankees a 14-3 advantage. That gave him an MLB-leading 21 homers this season. As Judge high-fived teammates in the dugout, the crowed showered him with chants of “MVP!” — which have become common.
Judge, who finished 4-for-4 in his third-career multi-homer game, supported the…