TAMPA, Fla. – The same afternoon, Aaron Judge and Brett Gardner each made two home runs in a spring sports win at the New York Yankees, and the outfielders signed a bold prediction for the season.
Six Months After the 2018 Yankees set the record for home league baseball, Richter and Gardner expect the 2019 Yankees to shatter that historic brand.
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"We will meet more this year," Gardner said Sunday.
asked if he agreed with Gardner's emphatic statement that Richter doubled.
"Oh definitely, you're healing this whole team, we're going to destroy the record we set last year," Richter said. "We have a good team, a lot of people who could make solid contacts, and a lot of big boys who, when they get in touch with each other, man, that's us, we're a team that's very well prepared."  The 267 Homer's who beat the Bronx Bombers last season – Gleyber Torres – Record hit was crushed at the end of September at Fenway Park – the 264 that hit the Seattle Mariners in 1997.
The record-breaking season came in a year in which key power hitter were injured. The judge was traveling for two months with a broken wrist. Burden loads sent Gary Sanchez twice on the list of disabled persons. An ankle operation in the preseason slowed Greg Bird and possibly led to a general shortage of production at the end of the year.
Two of them had Homer drop-offs from the 2017 season. In his rookie of the year campaign in 2017, the judge had gone from 52 home races to 27 last year. Sanchez dropped from 33 to 18 years.
"So far, everyone in the camp is healthy, everyone is hungry and working hard," Gardner said. "Yes, I expect to have a better year together, not just myself or Giancarlo [Stanton] or Bird or whoever, but as a unit we expect to be a better offense and score more runs." 19659002] The 5-foot 11-Gardner said he often joked with the great Stanton and Judge about his massive Homer totals.
"I tell them, everyone can beat 50," Gardner said, laughing at reporters. "I know that with my mouth I can come across to all … [but] We'll see, whether 42 or 62 or something in between, we all know what they are capable of and how much raw power they have Having fun watching, apparently every day or every other day, I'm still amazed at what they can do.
"The key to them is just to stay healthy just like everyone else. Stay in the field.
Gardner made his comments after completing two home games at Sunday's 7-in-1 Split-Squad victory over Detroit at George M. Steinbrenner Field on Sunday's home game against Detroit.
The judge also had two Although the second was supported by Tigers Right Field Victor Reyes, who could not catch the hard-hit liner cleanly to the right wall of the field, the ball sprang from his glove and over the wall Gardner struck both right-handed right-handed people with both hands
"Whenever he hits two, he runs his mouth," Judge said from his locker as Gardner screamed in the distance.
"Stay there, man. That's why we're so far apart, "Judge laughingly replied.
After Homer Gardner's first hit, Richter said the 35-year-old veteran was unbearable in the Dugout
and suddenly he beats the second and he says: Hey, anyone can do that once or twice What are you [got]? "" Judge said, "I told him that everyone can pull the ball and try to hit the ball."
In addition to their four home races, Sanchez returns to the game over the weekend after off-season shoulder surgery, the first spring training run in the spring, minor league rider Isiah Gilliam broke his opposite, and in another split-squad game in the Blue Jays Yankee's first baseman Luke Voit came in a 5-2 loss.