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New York Yankees star Aaron Judge is poised to make history this week as he chases Roger Maris’ elusive home run record.
Judge slammed home run number 60 Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium, putting him within one round trip shy of Maris’ record of 61 long-balls in a single season. That record was set back in 1961, and as stood as the Major League mark for 37 years.
Judge has a chance to make history this week as the Yankees take on the Boston Red Sox at home. The long-standing rivalry between the two teams sets up the perfect opportunity for the All-Star slugger to break the home run record during a marquee matchup.
Judge will have a chance to go for Maris’ record on the diamond for one of baseball’s greatest rivalries. The Yankees host the Boston Red Sox for a four-game homestand from Thursday to Sunday, and chances are high that Judge will break the home run record during that stretch.
Want to watch the Yankees vs. Red Sox games on TV and online? Here’s what you need to know.
The Yankees face off against the Boston Red Sox for four games this week and into the weekend. Each of the games will air on a different network. Here is the TV schedule if you want to watch the Yankees vs. Red Sox on TV.
Yankees vs. Red Sox, Thursday September 22, 7:15pm ET: FOX
Yankees vs. Red Sox, Friday, September 23, 7:05pm ET: Streaming online on Apple TV+ (game is currently not scheduled to air on TV)
Yankees vs. Red Sox, Saturday, September 24, 1:05pm ET: YES Network, MLB Network
Yankees vs. Red Sox, Sunday, September 25, 7:08pm ET: ESPN
If you don’t have cable or prefer to watch the Yankees vs. Red Sox online, there are a couple ways to live stream the games this week.
fuboTV is your best bet for streaming the Yankees vs. Red Sox games online. The streaming service offers live TV channels from your computer, tablet, phone or smart TV. Sign-up for fuboTV here and use it to watch the Yankees vs. Red Sox games on FOX and ESPN.
Use fubo’s 7-day free trial to watch the games online for free without having to pay for a subscription.
As mentioned above, Friday’s Yankees vs. Red Sox game is streaming exclusively on Apple TV+. Fortunately, Apple TV+ offers a free trial here that you can use to watch the game online.
Want to watch Friday’s Yankees game on TV? While it won’t air on conventional cable, you can sign up for the Apple TV+ trial, then stream the game on TV through the Apple TV+ app.
If you want to watch Saturday’s Yankees/Red Sox game online, your best bet is to sign-up for the DIRECTV “Choice” plan, which includes YES and MLB Network.
Use this free trial link to get DIRECTV for free and live stream the Yankees vs. Red Sox baseball game Saturday without paying for a subscription.
It seems to be a matter of when and not if Aaron Judge will break Roger Maris’ home run record. If the All-Star outfielder doesn’t do it this week versus the Red Sox, there’s still a week of baseball left in the 2022 MLB Season.
Only five players had hit 60 home runs in a single season in the history of the major leagues. With his 60th dinger Tuesday, Judge joined Babe Ruth, Maris, Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.
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