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Aaron Judge Hit the Hardest Ball of the Year, and It Nearly Took the Pitcher’s Face Off

Wild and Crazy

Aaron Judge is an absolute monster. Case in point:

It should not be a surprise, then, that today Judge notched the hardest hit ball of the year so far. What WAS a surprise was how close the ball came to rocking the pitcher right in the face:


That is an impressive rocket, and an absolutely terrifying moment. That was also excellent reaction time from the pitcher, Jumbo Diaz, whose name suggests, well, he would not be able to react that quickly. Well done, sir.

For good measure, to emphasize his BEAST-ness, Judge also crushed a monster homer in the game, naturally: