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W 8-2
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L 1-8
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Yankees' Judge needs one HR vs. Royals to tie rookie record

NEW YORK -- Aaron Judge is one home run shy of tying the major league rookie record, and he hopes to make history at the same time the New York Yankees clinch home field in the wild-card game.

Judge is one homer shy of Mark McGwire's 1987 record of 49 set in 1987. He gets his first chance to tie and possibly break the mark Monday in a makeup game against the Kansas City Royals at Yankee Stadium.

New York heads into its final seven games with a 4 1/2-game lead over the Minnesota Twins in the wild-card race, and Judge is among the reasons why the Yankees are planning for the postseason.

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Leaders
AVG: E. Hosmer.321
HR: M. Moustakas37
RBI: E. Hosmer91
SB: W. Merrifield33
W: J. Vargas17
ERA: J. Vargas4.03
Saves: K. Herrera26
K: J. Hammel139
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
X-Cleveland 9858.628-
Minnesota 8274.52616
Kansas City 7679.49021.5
Chi White Sox 6392.40634.5
Detroit 6294.39736
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .261 (8)
Runs: 681 (23)
Hits: 1387 (12)
Home Runs: 186 (19)
Stolen Bases: 89 (10)
OBP: .312 (28)
SLG: .421 (20)
Total Bases: 2241 (19)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.59 (20)
Runs Allowed: 753 (17)
Saves: 35 (18)
Strikeouts: 1163 (25)
OpBA: .264 (22)
OBP: .330 (16)
SLG: .433 (17)
Run Support: 4.46 (23)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
9/17 D. Duffy Removed From 10-Day DL (Left elbow impingement)
9/16 J. Soria Removed From 10-Day DL (Strained left oblique)
9/14 O. García Outrighted to Minors
9/12 O. García Designated for Assignment
9/12 M. Morin Acquired Off Waivers Los Angeles
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Injuries
Date Player Status
8/29 B. Flynn Strained left groin (on 60-day DL)
8/26 B. Starling Strained right oblique (on 60-day DL)
8/23 D. Duffy off 10-day DL
8/23 K. Herrera Forearm (day-to-day)
8/22 M. Almonte Right rotator cuff injury (on 60-day DL)
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