Aaron Judge added another accomplishment to his incredible rookie season on Monday, defeating Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano to win the Home Run Derby. Social media was abuzz about Judge's display of power at Marlins Park.
Judge's teammates gave him some shoutouts, too.
aaron judge! the goat 🐐— Clint Frazier (@clintfrazier) July 11, 2017
Baseball players past and present, including Derby participants Bour and Cody Bellinger, tweeted about the show that Judge put on.
Congrats to the homie A Judge— David Ortiz (@davidortiz) July 11, 2017
Zeus came down from Mount Olympus to partipate in HR Derby. #Judge— David Cone (@dcone36) July 11, 2017
Judge, Congrats on winning the HR Derby,impressive swing., emerging quickly as on of the best.#AllStarGame— Edgar Martinez (@11EdgarMartinez) July 11, 2017
Told y'all... #AllRise 👨🏽⚖️👨🏽⚖️👨🏽⚖️— Rookie Davis (@rookdavis24) July 11, 2017
His central power is nothin I've ever seen ... those balls r from the driving range #PV1X— Mr.Lawrie (@blawrie13) July 11, 2017
I need to retire 🤣#mlbhomerunderby— Brandon Snyder (@BrandonSnyder29) July 11, 2017
Please keep swinging judge 👀— Braden Webb (@Bwebb_30) July 11, 2017
Also congrats @TheJudge44 you hit balls really far— CodyBellinger (@Cody_Bellinger) July 11, 2017
Aaron Judge is a beast #HomeRunDerby2017— Joel Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) July 11, 2017
Damn. They should've made judge go first! Would've hit 30— Justin Pugh (@JustinPugh) July 11, 2017
Sheesh man, Judge is like something created in a video game. His power is unreal! #HomeRunDerby— Greg Jennings (@GregJennings) July 11, 2017
All Rise for the Judge!! Congrats to Aaron Judge on putting on an absolute show in the #HomeRunDerby2017!— Greg Jennings (@GregJennings) July 11, 2017
This Judge dude— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) July 11, 2017
I'd beat Judge at Louisville Chugger tho.. so there's that— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) July 11, 2017
Aaron judge wow 😳 #HRDeby— Giovani Bernard (@G_Bernard25) July 11, 2017
Musician Nick Jonas, who was raised in New Jersey, also chimed in.
#HomeRunDerby2017 AARON JUDGE!!!!!— Nick Jonas (@nickjonas) July 11, 2017
All rise, indeed.
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