Judge reflects on season after falling short of World Series: 'It's a failure'
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The New York Yankees' season came to an end Saturday after losing Game 6 of the American League Championship Series to the Houston Astros in dramatic walk-off fashion thanks to a Jose Altuve home run.

On paper, 2019 looked like a success for the Bronx Bombers. The team won an American League East title and were victorious in 100 or more games for a second straight campaign. But after falling short of the World Series again, Aaron Judge didn't mince words when asked about this past campaign.

"It's a failure," he said following the loss.

The Yankees played through a tumultuous season in which most of the starting roster hit the injured list, forcing them to rely on depth.

Judge, who missed two months with a strained oblique, believes all of the resiliency the team showed was overshadowed by Saturday's loss.

"In spring training, we talked about winning the division, putting ourselves in a good spot to win a World Series and we came up short. No matter how many games you won in the regular season or what else we did, the season's a failure," the outfielder added.

The Yankees have not won an AL pennant since 2009, making the 2010s the first decade since the 1910s in which they haven't reached the World Series.

Judge reflects on season after falling short of World Series: 'It's a failure'
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