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VIDEO: Aaron Judge hits first playoff home run of career

He rose to the occasion.

Yankees’ rookie slugger Aaron Judge hit his first postseason home run to give the Yankees a 7-4 lead over the Twins in the AL wild-card game on Tuesday night.

In the fourth inning, the AL MVP candidate took Jose Berrios deep on an 0-1 count.

Aaron Judge ended his 2017 campaign with 52 home runs.

Aaron Judge ended his 2017 campaign with 52 home runs.

(Frank Franklin II/AP)

The home run was a screaming line drive that just cleared the left-center field wall, a far cry from the mammoth shots he hit in the regular season.

Judge, who ended his 2017 campaign with 52 home runs, couldn’t help but scream and give fans a rare show of emotion as he rounded the bases.

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