Judge became the fifth Yankee to reach 50 homers and did so in his 527th at-bat, earning a curtain call from fans at Yankee Stadium after his teammates encouraged it.
Judge entered the game with 48 homers, having clubbed a pair in Sunday's loss to the Blue Jays in Toronto.
It was fitting to see Judge go to right field with that.
But Judge's 50th homer of the year in the seventh was immediately followed by Gary Sanchez's 33rd homer of the year.
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A 41-yard touchdown pass to Isaac Nauta and a 49-yard field goal by Rodrigo Blankenship capped the scoring for the Bulldogs. Fromm continued his impressive stint under center for the injured Jacob Eason in Saturday's win over Mississippi State.
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Hurts answered those doubters in the second quarter when he hit receiver Calvin Ridley in stride for a 53-yard touchdown pass. The Seminoles, meanwhile, will host Louisiana-Monroe hoping that their young quarterback will be available.
He's walloped 13 home runs in September, the most he's managed in any month this season.
The 25-year-old joins a group of baseball greats - Roger Maris, Babe Ruth (four times), Mickey Mantle (twice) and Alex Rodriguez - to hit 50 home runs as a member of the Yankees. Solid pitching from CC Sabathia also helped with the victory. "He doesn't need to try to hit homers". Giancarlo Stanton, Cody Bellinger and others have turned 2017 into a glorified version of the Home Run Derby.
Greg Bird added a two-run homer into the right field second deck in the sixth, his seventh home run this season and fourth in nine games.
"He's handled it with grace and humility, and he's never lost who he is and his ability to change someone's day", Girardi said. Meaning the Yanks will in all likelihood have a date with the Twins in the Wild Card Game next Tuesday, Oct. 3.
Sims allowed two runs and five hits over a career-high 6 2/3 innings. He hit just three home runs in the month of August before turning things around in September with 13 so far this month.
Yankees: OF Aaron Hicks (oblique) had six at-bats in a simulated game at New York's minor league complex.