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Aaron Judge becomes quickest to hit 60 career home runs

Miami Marlins  v New York Yankees

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 16: Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees scores on a bases loaded walk in the first inning against the Miami Marlins at Yankee Stadium on April 16, 2018 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge hit his 60th career home run on Monday night, a solo blast to right field off of Marlins starter Caleb Smith in the second inning. In doing so, Judge became the quickest to 60 career dingers. He got there in 197 games, beating the previous record of 202 games held by Mark McGwire, per MLB.com’s Bryan Hoch.

According to Statcast, the home run traveled 386 feet and was 108 MPH off the bat.

Judge, who turns 26 years old in 10 days, entered Monday’s action batting .340/.470/.566 with three home runs and nine RBI in 66 plate appearances. Monday’s home run also helped him extend his hitting streak to 12 games.

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