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Video: Aaron Judge destroys a baseball

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Aaron Judge doesn’t want to be in the Home Run Derby again. Maybe he doesn’t need to, since he can turn any game into his own personal Home Run Derby. Take tonight’s game against the Rangers, for instance:

That’s No. 13 on the year for Judge along with his 37th and 38th RBI. The dinger had a projected distance of 471 feet, according to Statcast.

The two clubs combined to mash eight homers on Tuesday. They’ve hit six combined through five innings tonight.

Kolten Wong exits game with elbow contusion

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Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong was pulled from Saturday’s game against the Brewers after sustaining a right elbow contusion, according to a team announcement. The full extent of the injury has not been revealed, nor is it clear when Wong might return to the lineup, though he’s presumed to be day-to-day for the time being.

Wong suffered the injury in the third inning. He reached base on a line drive single to right field, his first of the evening, and was accidentally struck on the elbow when Wade Miley made an errant throw to Jesus Aguilar on a pickoff attempt. The 27-year-old second baseman has already seen his season shortened by injuries after sustaining a right thigh contusion and, more recently, dealing with a bout of chronic inflammation in his left knee. He entered Saturday’s contest batting .238/.323/.388 on the year with eight home runs, and a .711 OPS through 330 PA.

Following the incident, Wong was replaced on the field by Greg Garcia at the top of the fourth inning. The Cardinals currently lead the Brewers 4-1 in the bottom of the sixth.