Yankees’ Aaron Judge belts long two-run homer to snap playoff slump

Yankees’ Aaron Judge belts long two-run homer to snap playoff slump

Aaron Decide has woke up.

The Yankees slugger belted his first dwelling run of the postseason within the third inning on Saturday night time in Sport 3 of the American League Division Sequence in opposition to the Guardians in Cleveland.

And it was a giant one.

The 2-run shot, which drove in Oswaldo Cabrera who doubled earlier within the recreation, tied the sport at 2-2. Decide, who’s hitting second within the order or the primary time in these playoffs, struck out in his first at-bat.

Decide, who will quickly be a free-agent, went 0-for-5 in Sport 2 with 4 strikeouts, and was 0-for-8 with seven strikeouts and a stroll via the primary two postseason video games. Plus, he heard some booing throughout Sport 2.

Aaron Decide belts a two-run homer within the third inning of the Yankees’ Sport 3 vs. the Guardians.Corey Sipkin

A smiling Aaron Decide celebrates within the dugouts after hitting a two-run homer within the third inning.Corey Sipkin

As for the Yankees’ revised Sport 3 lineup, Gleyber Torres is hitting first and Anthony Rizzo is the No. 3 gap behind Decide.

Earlier than the sport, Boone defined the rationale for transferring Decide again into the No. 2 gap, the place he had been earlier within the common season.

“I simply awakened on it and simply to not have all of the deal with the primary at-bat of the sport, so he can settle in … and get him within the two-hole for a minute,’’ Boone stated, referring to the choice. “And we really feel extra complete [with the lineup] than even 10 days in the past.” 

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