Aaron Judge and Albert Pujols Milestone FAQ

The baseball world remains focused on the Yankees’ Aaron Judge and the Cardinals’ Albert Pujols as they simultaneously search for history.

As anticipation builds, here’s everything you need to know.

Judge: FOX will have live national coverage of the Yankees’ series opener against the Red Sox at 7:15 pm ET. You can also watch it on MLB.TV (out of market only), available for the rest of the regular season for $29.99.

The Yankees (7:05 p.m. ET vs. the Red Sox) and Cardinals (10:10 p.m. ET vs. the Dodgers) are part of this week’s Friday Night Baseball doubleheader on Apple TV+. Friday Night Baseball is currently free and does not require a purchase or subscription. Fans can access Friday Night Baseball games on Apple TV+ in the following ways:

Judge: The Yankees vs. Red Sox matchup (1:05 ​​p.m. ET) will air on the YES Network and on MLB Network (out-of-market only) and MLB.TV (out-of-market only).

Pujols: You can watch Cardinals-Dodgers (9:10 p.m. ET) on Bally Sports Midwest or MLB.TV (out-of-market only).

Judge: ESPN will have live national coverage of the Yankees’ series finale against the Red Sox (7 pm ET).

Pujols: The Cardinals-Dodgers series finale will air on Bally Sports Midwest (4:10 pm ET). You can also watch it on MLB.TV (out of market only).

Yankees (14 games remaining)

Thursday-Sunday: vs. red sox
Monday through Wednesday: at the Blue Jays
September 30-October 2: against the orioles
Oct 3-Oct. 5: at the rangers

Cardinals (11 games remaining)

Friday Sunday: on the Dodgers
Tuesday-Wednesday: at Brewers
September 30-October 2: against pirates
Oct 3-Oct. 5: in Pirates

Judge: With 60 home runs in 148 team games, Judge has averaged a home run every 2.5 team games this season. If he maintains that pace, he would finish with 65 home runs, the most anyone has hit in a season since Barry Bonds had an MLB-record 73 in 2001. It would be the fifth 65+ home run season in NBA history. the MLB. There have been nine with at least 60.

Pujols: The 42-year-old has homered every 7.9 team games in 2022, a pace that would drop him below 700 if he continues. That said, he has gone deep 12 times in 42 team games since Aug. 10, a rate of one home run every 3.5 team games.

Most HRs in a season, MLB history:

2001 Barry Bonds: 73
1998 Mark McGwire: 70
1998 Sammy Sosa: 66
1999 Mark McGwire: 65
2001 Sammy Sosa: 64
1999 Sammy Sosa: 63
1961 Roger Maris: 61
Judge Aaron 2022:60
1927 Babe Ruth: 60

More human resources in his career, MLB history:

Barry Bonds: 762
Hank Aaron: 755
Babe Ruth: 714
Alberto Pujols: 698
Alex Rodriguez: 696

Judge has sizable upsides in the home run and RBI departments, but he’s in a close race for the American League batting title. Here’s where he stands in each category (as of Wednesday):

AL home run leaders:
1. Judge Aaron: 60
2. Yordan Alvarez: 37
3. Mike Trout: 36

AL RBI Leaders:
1. Aaron Judge: 128
2. Jose Ramirez: 115
3. Kyle Tucker: 102

AL batting average leaders:
1. Aaron Judge: .3171
2. Xander Bogaerts: .3166
3. Luis Arraez: .3125

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