It is enough, after all, that the two sluggers are in the same lineup together heaping another muscular layer on the Bronx Bombers.
"That was cool, man", Stanton said of homering in his first at-bat. Additionally, MLB.com says the homerun was the hardest exit velocity for any home run hit to the opposite field since Statcast began tracking such a stat.
The smart money, of course, is on them being a batch from both.
Between Judge, Stanton and Sanchez, that's 144 home runs in 2017 hitting back-to-back-to-back. Stanton topped the National League with a career-high 59. And now they are hitting beside each other in a lineup that faces the Jays four times in this weekend's season-opening series.
Luis Severino (1-0) pitched 5 2/3 scoreless innings for the Yankees, who won their opener for the first time since 2011. "I$3 see the drive from both, see the mistakes from both, and see my own mistakes and then try to get better".
Giancarlo Stanton's explosive debut has the Yankees feeling good about the 2018 season.. "I think we've seen over the last week, I felt like his at-bats, his timing as I've talked about a lot with him, I felt like he was really starting to find that good timing". Great to get him that first win, especially in the first game.
Ok, I get the "let's follow the home team because we live here", theory and even though I get it, I can't buy it. He told me the whole scenario was "surreal" when we chatted briefly three hours before the first pitch. He's 2-2 with a a 2.40 ERA in 13 career games against NY, including three starts. This year he'll be lined up next to Judge and form a one-two punch that the NY tabloids are feverishly comparing to Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris. Trust yourself, trust your preparation and know you're going to do well.
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"Don't worry about those side expectations or the sophomore slump or whatever you want to call it". They did this without even having a single losing season, the jerks.
Boone also has little doubt that Judge will continue to be a force at the plate.
The newest member of the Yankees roster showed his power right off the bat on Opening Day. And it certainly is formidable. Catcher Gary Sanchez is hitting cleanup, center fielder Aaron Hicks is slotted fifth and shortstop Didi Gregorius will hit sixth. "We're just giving him some mess on the first day".
The only roster addition the Red Sox made didn't come until the start of spring training but it was a big, expensive one. "I was very happy to have that honour". He became the fourth player with a three-homer performance on opening day, joining Detroit's Dmitri Young (2005), the Cubs' Tuffy Rhodes (1994) and Toronto's George Bell (1988).
Tanaka will be pitching on six days' rest. Boone will join his father Bob as the third father-son duo to manage in the big leagues, joining George and Dick Sisler and Bob and Joel Skinner ...
Pillar's homer, off Dellin Betances in the eighth, was just Toronto's second hit of the game.