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MLB | Three up, three down: Rookie Aaron Judge holds court wherever the Yankees play

MLB | Three up, three down: Rookie Aaron Judge holds court wherever the Yankees play

A look at what’s trending around Major League Baseball:

Three up

Aaron Judge: It’s not unusual for New York Yankees fans to assert themselves in Anaheim; ask anyone who was an Angels fan before 2002. But it is odd to hear Angel Stadium rocking with “M-V-P” chants for anyone other than Mike Trout. They were chanting last week for Judge, who has personified the phrase “speak softly and carry a big stick.” Judge leads the major leagues in home runs — including one that traveled an estimated 495 feet — and jersey sales. He’s batting .339. The Yankees already have dubbed a section of their stadium as “The Judge’s Chambers,” complete with gavels and...

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