22 July 2024

Aaron Judge is in his ninth major league season with the New York Yankees. But the 2022 American League MVP can still experience some firsts on the field.

Judge earned a new career achievement on Saturday afternoon when he was ejected from a game for the first time. The ejection occurred in the seventh inning after Judge argued a called third strike by home plate umpire Ryan Blakney

With a 3-2 count, Judge took a fastball from Detroit Tigers pitcher Tyler Holton that he thought was outside of the strike zone. The Yankees slugger turned to show his disagreement with the call and then walked away. As Judge walked back to the dugout, Blakney ejected him

 

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