Red Sox 5, Yankees 1: Yankees Fall to Red Sox as Aaron Judge’s Struggles Continue

Afterward, Judge repeated his usual bromides about treating each day as its own entity and brushed aside questions about whether the strikeout streak or his current funk were weighing on him. But he did allow that he was disappointed about letting his teammates down.

“As the 3 hitter, I want to be that guy in position with runners on every single time,” Judge said. “It’s a little disappointing not being able to get the job done, but there’s nothing you can do about it. You can’t pout. You can’t cry. You’ve just got to keep working and move on.”

Judge also committed a rare mental blunder, lobbing a throw from shallow right to the infield and allowing Mookie Betts to race to third. Aroldis Chapman, pitching for the first time since he was demoted from the…

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