Aaron Judge broke his own record with the hardest-hit homer of the Statcast era
On Thursday, Aaron Judge hit a single. Now, that might not be particularly notable in and of itself, but at the time, it was the hardest-hit ball of 2017, leaving the bat at 119.8 mph. But that record only lasted a few days
During Saturday's 16-3 win over Orioles, Judge thought, "I can do better." Then, a Chris Tillman changeup gave him a chance:
Not only was Judge's HR the new hardest-hit ball of 2017, it was the hardest-hit homer of the whole Statcast™ era:
Honestly, we expect him to break this record some time next week.