Should the Yankees Judge let YES air the historic HR?
MLB seems to have been confirmed that Friday night’s game between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees to be held at Yankee Stadium will air exclusively on Apple TV+ and, therefore, will not be available on any local cable or television provider. any means or through the MLB.TV service. This, of course, matters because Yankees All-Star lightweight Aaron Judge will once again attempt to at least surpass the legendary 61 home runs in a single season of the American League. The Yankees’ Roger Maris dialogue was established in 1961.
One report appeared on Thursday claiming that YES, the Yankees’ local broadcaster, is trying to complete some sort of deal with Apple TV+ to acquire the broadcast rights to Friday’s must-see event. Andrew Marchand of the New York Post proposed an update Thursday night informing him that no such deal was in the works and Anthony Crupi responded to the news with an interesting idea shared by Sportico.
Crupi wrote: “On Friday night, before Apple TV begins streaming the Yankees-Red Sox game, which could prove to be a pivotal moment for baseball and everyone watching, Bombers will sit in the Judge’s chair.” “In what will act as a Bronx cheer towards the digital stakeholder, Yanks could choose to leave Judge on the bench for one night, thus depriving Apple of a thunderous steal. of TV.”
“The mainstay of the Yankees squad hasn’t had a proper rest day since August 3. Because he’s in charge of roughly the game. all of In terms of team output — his batting averages 20% higher than the person directly behind him — there’s no harm in giving Judge a break before the playoffs begin. “
There is no physical evidence The judge is “irritated” at the height of history. He notched doubles in Wednesday’s devastating 14-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates and then came blunderingly close to hitting Maris’ mark late in the ninth inning of Thursday’s game: