Well, that sure did not take long! After blasting a league-best 62 home runs in 2022, New York Yankees superstar Aaron Judge just blasted the first home run of the 2023 season. In the bottom of the first inning of Thursday's Opening Day matchup against the San Francisco Giants, Judge took the second pitch he saw from Logan Webb, and he blasted it over the center field fence.
- Judge, the newly appointed captain of the New York Yankees, blasted the first home run of the 2023 MLB season in his first at-bat.
- The center fielder clobbered a one-out solo shot off Giants ace Logan Webb, marking his first Opening Day home run.
- After hitting an American League record 62 homers last year, Judge has started the 2023 season with an impressive start.
Bottom Line: All Rise! Aaron Judge is already hitting bombs
Judge, the newly appointed captain of the Yankees, continued his impressive form in his first at-bat. The center fielder smashed a one-out solo home run in the bottom of the first inning on Thursday, off the Giants' ace Logan Webb, marking his first Opening Day home run and also the first home run of the 2023 MLB season. After setting an American League record by hitting 62 home runs last year, Judge has begun the 2023 season with a flying start.