NY Yankees slugger Aaron Judge made a bold prediction through the offseason that seems far below his capabilities in a surfaced video.
NY Yankees slugger Aaron Judge made a statement in the offseason declaring he would hit 50 home runs in the 2022 season.
Well, hes officially hit the 50 mark but with an increase of when compared to a month left of the standard season, hell almost surely far surpass that goal and may be eyeing a 60-homer season.
Judge hit the ball off a tee, and the ball appeared to disappear immediately. He hit with great strength and precision, and he appears with the capacity of hitting a lot more than just 50 home runs this year.
He had been an excellent player before this year, but hes proving that theres always room for improvement.
Yankees slugger Aaron Judge proves theres always room for improvement
Judge made his MLB debut in 2016 with the Yankees and contains used them since. His first season was tough. He hit .179/.263/.345 for an OPS of .608. Another season, he significantly improved and hit .284/.422/.627 for an OPS of just one 1.049.
Since his improvement, hes consistently hit well sufficient reason for plenty of power. He hasnt had a slugging percentage below .500 since 2016. Hes only improving as time passes.
This isnt the initial season hes hit 50 homers. In 2017, he previously 52. However, hell likely exceed that. Hes getting the best season of his career, hitting .294/.396/.661 for an OPS of just one 1.057.
Judge is unlike any player. Hes the best in the league in multiple areas, including wins above replacement (7.6), slugging percentage, OPS, runs scored (102), total bases (306), home runs and RBIs (110), to mention several.
He took his talent and brought it to another level. Hell undoubtedly achieve a lot more than anyone can see right now possible.