Twitter really is the main primary source when it comes to getting information on anything Yankees related.
Players interacting with fans, fans interacting with players and more.
Before I begin, I’ll like to say, that I nor my company are clout chasing. I for one, find this whole story interesting. It could be written into a Hollywood movie, one crazy fan, one popular Sports Media Company, IKF’s Father & more.
One saying on Yankees Twitter that’s out there is, “If you get blocked by Judge, then you must of done something wrong.” In other words, if you’ve gotten blocked by Judge, you really must be a POS.
The Media Company in question is, Jomboy Media. A company that started up basically the sameway as ours. Talking about The Yankees and so on.
Jomboy Media caught their big break, when The Creator and Founder “Jomboy” found viral success uploading videos lip reading in what he interprets players, managers and umpires are saying.
Fast forward now, Jomboy Media has expanded and grown to more than just “Talkin Yanks.” It’s one of the biggest and most successful Sports Media Companies out right now.
Kudos to Jomboy Media, but… If you got The attention of Aaron Judge in a bad way, you done goof’d. And you need to evaluate why and fix things.
This is like Derek Jeter blocking the biggest “Yankees Content” creators in the world. Not only the biggest, but one that is directly tied to The Yankees on The Yes Network with a show called “Talkin Yanks.”
How did this happen? The blocking seems to had happened on Instagram.
It all started with a petition on twitter to call up Oswald Peraza.
Examples of Tweets from employees of the said company above
I want to try an get the words “Oswald Peraza” trending so reply or quote this with the words Oswald Peraza. Oswald Peraza
— Gabe (@PlayoffTanaka_) August 7, 2022
If you’re not on twitter or if you are and still don’t know what went on.
Yankees fans on twitter were voicing their support for Peraza and demanding The Yankees replace IFK.
Were they wrong? Not really, Oswald Peraza is having a great season in Triple A.
IKF? IKF will be IKF and is performing the sameway The Yankees expected him to. But I will say, his defense has been shoddy at times. So fans have had a point.
The issue here is, that the same company I mentioned. Has been on IKF for a while now.
And one crazy fan thought it would be a smart idea to Twitter DM Isiah Kiner Falefa’s father and send him a photoshopped image saying that his son had been shot and killed in The Bronx.
Here was a DM that was sent to #Yankees SS Isiah Kiner-Falefa’s father on Twitter.
— 71-41 (Avid IKF Supporter) (@ExtendJudgeHal) August 11, 2022
In now deleted tweets, IKF’s father responded with this
@JomboyMedia @TalkinJake @TalkinBaseball_ you and your PROPAGANDA media hate for my son IKF has gotten Yankee Fans to send shit to my inbox. Saying my son got shot and killed. All you Yankee fans that DM me LFG!!!!! Lets meet up in the BRONX!!!! And dance👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾
@JomboyMedia @TalkinBaseball_ @TalkinBaseball_ LFG!!! Wrong DAD to FUCK with!!! Don’t hide behind your phone, iPad and computer. You guys got something to say to my face? LFG👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾
Whoa, they sure pissed off his Dad. But what loving Father wouldn’t react like this? He’s not wrong, anyone could fall for these kinds of hoaxes. Especially when they’re photoshopped to look official.
Is Jomboy Media 100% at fault here? No, this whole IKF, Peraza situation was echoed by many Yankees fans on twitter. That had nothing to do with Jomboy, if anything. They were saying what the popular thing was on Yankees twitter at the time.
Did this stop Aaron Judge from blocking Jomboy’s entire staff? (Allegedly) Nope and I will explain why I think Judge had enough of Jomboy Media.
Well that sucks, the above tweet like this from Jomboy staff were seen on twitter.
Aaron Judge is blocking all the Jomboy media folks? That’s awesome
— Michael Schwab (@michaelschwab13) August 13, 2022
Aaron Judge blocking everyone related to Jomboy, this guy is really having a generational season here
— Earl the Pearl (@YankeesFanEarl) August 13, 2022
Aaron Judge blocking everyone tied to Jomboy makes him the automatic MVP
— Bob Odenperc (@stupid_twizz) August 13, 2022
Now, here’s the real reason why I think Aaron Judge said the hell with Jomboy Media.
Obviously the IKF situation had a hand in it, but I think the following cemented it.
Judge’s Spotify playlists lol pic.twitter.com/pSegVdHcaj
— Talkin’ Yanks (@TalkinYanks) August 9, 2022
Sorry, but this is some next level stalker stuff. lol The twitter thread then goes on to uncover more spotify accounts of Yankees & former Yankees. Also “intiment” “bedroom” playlist Aaron Judge made.
You can see why Aaron Judge might have had enough. And how IKF’s situation was the straw that broke the camels back.
BTW, Falefa looked like he used all that negative energy coming from Twitter. And carried The Yankees to a 3 – 2 win over Boston Saturday night.
Ultimately, if IKF turns it up a level. We can all thank Jomboy Media, they look like the bad guy now. But really can come out as the Good guy, who put spark in IKF and his father. Who wanted to “Dance” with Jomboy.