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18 August 2017, 01:01 | Nina Perez
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Yankees slugger Aaron Judge smashed his 37th homer of the season on Wednesday in a game against the Mets at Citi Field.
Aaron Judge the rookie right fielder for the New York Yankees hit a towering home run that traveled 457 feet on Wednesday night landing in the third deck in left.
That's a new single-season record. But Judge also set a dubious strikeout record in the process.
With that K, the All-Star now has struck out in 33 consecutive games, which is the most all-time in a single season by a non-pitcher. He homered for the second time in three games, showing signs of breaking out of his slump.
Despite breaking the strikeout record, the outfielder managed to hit a home run 457 feet onto the third deck in left field that reportedly traveled 117 miles per hour.
However, during the same game, Judge set a major league record for straight games with at least one strikeout by a non-pitcher. Judge's 159 strikeouts are topped by Miguel Sano's 164.
Judge also showed why he's still unsafe every time he steps to the plate by blasting a 457-foot home run into the upper regions of Citi Field. This could be the home-run that breaks the curse, if you believe it.
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