Aaron Judge

#99 RF / N.Y. Yankees / EXP: 2YRS Height: 6-7 Weight: 282 lb Age: 28 College: Fresno State Bats/Throws -/-

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      Yankees' Aaron Judge: Unhurt after HBP

      Aaron Judge was hit in the lat and pulled from Wednesday's Grapefruit League game against Toronto, but he is fine, according to Brendan Kuty of The Newark Star-Ledger.Judge was drilled by a 96 mph fastball and immediately removed from the contest, but New York Yankees interim manager Carlos Mendoza indicated after the game that the slugger was pulled because he was slated for only two plate appearances regardless of the outcome. At this point, there appears to be no concern about Judge needing to miss any time. In his other plate appearance Wednesday, Judge lined out to right field.

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      Yankees' Aaron Judge: Will ease into action

      Aaron Judge stated Sunday that he'll play in every other game at the start of spring training, Pete Caldera of The Bergen Record reports.Judge is healthy entering Grapefruit League play, but it makes sense for New York to be cautious with the slugger given his rash of injuries over the past three seasons. As long as he's able to avoid injury, Judge is expected to slot in as the New York Yankees' starting right fielder and bat near the top of the team's batting order.

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      Yankees' Aaron Judge: Yet to discuss extension

      Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees have not yet engaged in talks about a contract extension, Brendan Kuty of The Newark Star-Ledger reports.Judge isn't set to become a free agent until 2023 -- next season will be his final year of arbitration -- so the lack of extension talks is not necessarily telling when it comes to interpreting the Yankees' interest in locking him up long term. Still, the slugger has missed over 140 regular-season games over the past three seasons, so it wouldn't be shocking if New York has some level of trepidation about his ability to stay on the field. A healthy and productive 2021 campaign would likely ease those fears and set Judge up for a massive payday.

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      Yankees' Aaron Judge: Changing offseason routine

      Aaron Judge has changed his offseason routine, working on his flexibility rather than only lifting weights, Brendan Kuty of The Newark Star-Ledger reports.Judge has battled a number of injuries in the past few seasons, including oblique and calf strains. Across the past three campaigns, he's spent a combined 146 days on the injured list. While these types of reports are hardly unique at this time of the offseason, Judge has the potential to be a standout source of power in the 2021 season if he can remain on the field.

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      Yankees' Aaron Judge: Avoids arbitration with Yankees

      Aaron Judge signed a one-year, $10.175 million contract with the New York Yankees on Friday to avoid arbitration, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports.The 28-year-old will receive an eight-figure salary in 2021after posting a .257/.336/.554 slash line with nine homers in 28 games last season. Judge figures to be in the MVP race again this season if he can stay healthy, which isn't a guarantee given his injury issues over the past three seasons.

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      Yankees' Aaron Judge: Swats two-run bomb

      Aaron Judge went 1-for-5 with a two-run homer Tuesday in a win over the Indians in Game 1 of the AL Wild Card Round.Judge opened the game by cranking a two-run homer in the first inning off Shane Bieber, following a leadoff single from DJ LeMahieu. The 28-year-old slashed .257/.336/.554 throughout the 2020 regular season with an impressive 142 OPS+.

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      Yankees' Aaron Judge: Set to play in final three games

      Aaron Judge is expected to play in all three contests during the New York Yankees' weekend series versus the Marlins, Marly Rivera of ESPN.com reports.Judge was held out of the starting lineup Thursday, though he came on as a pinch hitter in the seventh and logged two at-bats while staying in the game to play right field. The team has taken a cautious approach with the slugger since he returned from a strained calf Sept. 16; however, it appears that he'll get a chance to ramp up for the postseason by taking part in all three games this weekend. Since his return, Judge has struggled with a .185 batting average and no extra-base hits while striking out 10 times in 27 at-bats.

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      Yankees' Aaron Judge: Not starting in series finale

      Aaron Judge isn't in Thursday's lineup against the Blue Jays.Judge went hitless with a walk and one strikeout in three at-bats Wednesday, but he'll play a bench role Thursday as the New York Yankees continue to manage his workload ahead of the postseason. Clint Frazier will shift to right field with Brett Gardner starting in left.

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      Yankees' Aaron Judge: Tallies three runs

      Aaron Judge went 3-for-5 with three runs scored and one RBI during Tuesday's 12-1 win over the Blue Jays.The 28-year-old entered the game 2-for-17 with seven strikeouts since returning from the injured list last week, but he smacked three singles and came around to score each time Tuesday. Judge has a .276/.330/.609 slash line with nine homers, 21 runs and 21 RBI through 23 games this season.

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      Yankees' Aaron Judge: Sitting Sunday, as expected

      Aaron Judge is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Red Sox.Manager Aaron Boone choreographed this move, saying Friday that he expected to sit Judge for the finale in Boston. The team is understandably being cautious after Judge aggravated his calf injury immediately upon his initial return in late August. Brett Gardner, Aaron Hicks and Clint Frazier start for the New York Yankees from left to right.