Three The Hard Way | Yankees Slugger Aaron Judge Could Walk Away With The Triple Crown

Three The Hard Way | Yankees Slugger Aaron Judge Could Walk Away With The Triple Crown

The Triple Crown is one of the most impressive feats in all of baseball. To achieve this as a hitter a player must lead his respective league in batting average, home runs, and RBI.

To date, there have only been 27 instances of a player accomplishing this feat. The most recent winner was Miguel Cabrera in 2012 while he was playing for the Detroit Tigers. However, one certain MLBbro came very close in 2022. That player is none other than New York Yankee All-Star Slugger Aaron Judge. Fast forward to 2024 and the MLBbro is in striking distance again.


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In 2022 Aaron Judge won the American League MVP in historical fashion, breaking the previous American League home run record held by Roger Maris. Judge’s 2022 season was even more incredible as he led the league in home runs and RBI but ultimately fell short in his attempt at a Triple Crown by finishing just .05 points behind the batting champ that year, Luis Arraez. The MLBbro is back at it in 2024 and is once again taking a shot at the historic milestone.


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The Yankee captain is solely focused on bringing the team their first World Series championship since 2009, but his play being stellar is the best way to do that. The MLBbro has already surpassed Roger Maris as an AL home run leader, this year he hopes to join him as not only a two-time MVP but also a champion.


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The Return Of Jazz Chisholm Has Been Emphatic | The Swag Is Back In Miami

The Return Of Jazz Chisholm Has Been Emphatic | The Swag Is Back In Miami

Jazz Chisholm Jr. is back… and he brings with him the flare that Miami’s been missing.



Chisholm had been on the 10-day injured list because of turf toe in his right foot that’s been bothering him since mid-May. He was activated on June 25 and played his first game on June 27 in Boston against the Red Sox and in the three games he’s played since his return, he’s made an immediate impact batting 5 for 12 with two home runs, five RBI, and he even scored four runs. The Marlins have won all three games since Jazz has been back and are currently on a five-game win streak.

He’s also returned urban drip and melanated swag to the M-I-A baseball culture.


Chisholm was off to a pretty slow start offensively before going on the IL, having slashed .229/.291/.403, with just seven homers in 39 games. His hot return has brought that slashline up to .244/.304/.449. Before the injury, he had stolen 14 bases, which is by far the most on the team despite his having missed six-weeks. His thefts represent about a quarter of the team’s 54 stolen bases. He hasn’t swiped one so far since returning, but it’ll be interesting to see when he’ll start to light up the basepaths once again.


Jazz played second base throughout his first three seasons in Miami, but the team decided to move him to centerfield, where he’s played every single game this season. The move to the outfield helps the Marlins utilize his elite speed on defense as opposed to only showcasing it on offense, as he’s already made a couple of spectacular catches covering a ton of ground.



The move to centerfield also allows for the addition of Luis Arraez from Minnesota
at second base. He’s batting nearly .400 up to this point, and is the starting second baseman for the NL All-Star team. He’s also an early NL MVP frontrunner.



Jazz Chisholm Return Right On Time 

Chisholm’s return couldn’t have come at a better time. Miami is one of the most surprising teams in the league this year, as they currently have a 48-34 record, six games back of the Braves in the division race, but are at the top of the wild card standings, four games ahead of all the teams on the outside looking in.


As the All-Star break approaches, the Marlins have a total of ten games before they rest, and they are some crucial ones. They start with a three-game series in Atlanta to potentially make up some ground in the division race. Next, they have a four-game series in Miami against one of the most disappointing teams this year in the St. Louis Cardinals. Then, they wrap it up with three games at home against the Philadelphia Phillies, who are just a game and a half out of that last Wild Card spot and have been pretty hot as of late.


With the emergence of Arraez, the Marlins seem to be putting Chisholm in the middle of the order. They’re going to need that natural swagger and electricity from their star player to make sure Miami stays hot, and for the team to be in great shape come All-Star break.