Aaron Judge hit his 58th and 59th home runs of the season on Sunday against the Brewers in Milwaukee.
The Yankees outfielder's first blast was an opposite-field solo shot off Jason Alexander in the top of the third inning to bring the Yankees within 4-2.
The Judge drops the gavel for No. 58 👨⚖️ pic.twitter.com/vhALyAMwZH— New York Yankees (@Yankees) September 18, 2022
Later in the game with the Yanks up 9-4, Judge added another solo homer, going 443 feet off Luis Perdomo in the seventh inning to move within two of the club and American League record.
Aaron Judge's home run record chase
Judge moves another home run closer to the Yankees' team and American League records of 61 set by Roger Maris in 1961.
Aaron Judge home runs all-time
Judge's home run total this season bested his career-high of 52 set in 2017 and is among the top 20 single-season totals in MLB history.
Aaron Judge home run spray chart
Aaron Judge has power to all fields, and it has been on display all season by the right-handed hitting outfielder. Here's a look at how he has spread the home runs around major-league ballparks this year.
Aaron Judge home runs by inning
Baseball's new conventional wisdom has been to limit a pitcher from facing hitters for a third time in a game. A look at Judge's home run breakdown by inning suggests they may not want to face him any time during the game.