New York Yankees Aaron Hicks
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After a dismal series against the Boston Red Sox, the New York Yankees are hoping to get their bats back on track against the Detroit Tigers.

The New York Yankees successfully made it out of Boston and, just like that, their bats have woken back up. But it wasn’t just Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton and Gary Sanchez doing the heavy lifting.

No, instead it was Aaron Hicks, who crushed a home run and also ran for one.

Hicks got himself an inside-the-park home run in the top of the second inning, testing his legs in just his second game off of the disabled list. He followed that up with a solo shot in the top of the sixth, this time OVER the fence.

With that multi-homer game, Hicks joined some pretty elite company already this season, according to Yankees PR Twitter.

Perhaps the most surprising part is that Aaron Judge is not on this list…yet. Regardless, Hicks looks like he’s back to normal, pimping home runs and looking good while doing it. At least we know he’s healed.

Not only was that impressive, Hicks also was the first Yankee to accomplish an awesome feat, according to Yankees PR.

Looking towards the second game of the series, it was announced on Friday that the spot start would go to Luis Cessa who was just called up from Scranton-Wilkes/Barre after CC Sabathia’s trip to the DL.

Cessa is on tap to start on Saturday if the Yankees do end up playing. The forecast is calling for rain on both Saturday and Sunday so the likelihood of the Yankees completing a game this weekend is not great. The whole series could very well be a wash.

Regardless of whether they play or not, the Yankees have this recent victory to tide them over. Here’s to “spring” weather!

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