Aaron Judge RUMORS & NEWS

  • Yankees pumped for home opener vs. Red Sox, but they’ll be missing the fans | ‘That place gets rocking!'

    NJ "As usual, Mr. Unselfish Aaron Judge played down his heroics and built up everyone else after carrying the Yankees to an 8-6 comeback win Thursday night in Baltimore. No. 99 credited Gio Urshela for starting a ninth-inning rally with a leadoff walk and DJ..." July 31

  • Aaron Judge breaks out of funk, hits first HR of the season

    Sportsnaut "The early portion of the New York Yankees schedule has been altered a great deal due to the COVID-19 outbreak surrounding the Miami Marlins. That included a four-game set against the Philadelphia Phillies this week being postponed.  New York then had to head to Baltimore..." July 29

  • Yankees’ Aaron Judge not forgetting about fans stuck at home

    New York Post "A day after beating Max Scherzer and the Nationals on Opening Day in an empty Nationals Park, Aaron Judge wants to get baseball fans involved in the game they can’t watch live. In conjunction with Pepsi, the Yankees right fielder has created the Judge Free Pass Program..." July 24

  • Aaron Judge: Yankees made 'united decision' to kneel before anthem

    Bleacher Report "New York Yankees star Aaron Judge provided insight into the team's decision to wear Black Lives Matter shirts during batting practice and kneel before Thursday's game against the Washington Nationals. Judge said to reporters: "We got a..." July 24

  • Aaron Judge weighs in on athletes kneeling during the anthem

    Sportress of Blogitude "Aaron Judge opened up this week about the expectation that a number of MLB players will kneel during the anthem during the upcoming shortened 2020 season to protest systemic racism and other social justice issues. It should arguably come as no surprise that the outspoken New York..." July 22

  • Aaron Judge’s message after ‘cruel’ Yankees moment still resonates

    New York Post "In the quiet visiting clubhouse at Minute Maid Park last October, just minutes after the Yankees saw their season end in crushing fashion against the Astros in the ALCS, manager Aaron Boone addressed the team then opened up the floor. Aaron Judge spoke up to deliver a message that is..." July 21

  • Yankees’ Aaron Judge hits the weirdest home run vs. Phillies

    NJ "Name a weirder home run. Try it. Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge crushed a home run in the fifth inning on Monday’s exhibition game against the Phillies at Yankee Stadium. Thing is, there were already three outs. " July 20

  • Yankees' Aaron Judge returns to action after stiff neck

    ESPN " Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge hit a home run to center field in his first at-bat Wednesday after missing three consecutive games with a stiff neck. The 2017 Rookie of the Year, who was playing right field and making his first appearance in the lineup since..." July 15

  • Aaron Judge’s injury concerns are blocking his superstardom

    New York Post "Giancarlo Stanton and Clint Frazier played catch Monday afternoon, in short right field at Yankee Stadium, and Brett Gardner and Mike Tauchman did the same alongside them. That’s a solid outfield quartet right there. It naturally becomes a far better unit when Aaron Judge joins..." July 14

  • Aaron Judge Says He’ll Be Ready For Opening Day

    The Union Journal "Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge seems to be a full go as Summer Camp opens. He told reporters including James Wagner of the New York Times (Twitter link) that he’s ready for action and preparing for Opening Day. Judge’s health likely would’ve been a large..." July 07

  • Pete Alonso, Aaron Judge remind us that it’s OK to dream

    New York Post "His first day back at the office a few days ago, Pete Alonso stepped out of the dugout at Citi Field, took a look around, walked over to first base. It had been a while. He put his hand to the ground to feel the dirt. “I wanted to make sure it was real,” Alonso..." July 07

  • Aaron Judge, Gleyber Torres critical of YES coverage of Masahiro Tanaka injury

    Larry Brown Sports "Two New York Yankees players think YES Network was insensitive in how they broadcast Masahiro Tanaka’s scary injury on Saturday. Tanaka was struck in the head by a line drive during Saturday’s simulated game. The workout was being broadcast live on YES, the..." July 04

  • Yankees 'Very Optimistic' Aaron Judge Will Be Ready Opening Day Despite Injury

    Bleacher Report "The New York Yankees could be near full strength when the 2020 regular season begins.  General manager Brian Cashman told reporters Tuesday they are "very optimistic" that Aaron Judge's "proclamation that he would be ready for Opening..." June 30

  • Aaron Judge back in NY: 'It's time to get things rolling'

    MLB.com "With baseball activities set to resume this week, Aaron Judge says that he has been able to “hit a little bit,” an encouraging sign as the Yankees slugger prepares for the team’s upcoming summer camp at Yankee Stadium. Judge had largely been restricted to..." June 29

  • San Francisco 49ers' Star George Kittle Recruiting Aaron Judge To The Team

    Sportsnaut "It is looking less and less likely that the 2020 MLB season will be played at all. Currently, the league and its players are mired in an ugly financial stalemate amid the ongoing worldwide pandemic. Could this mean some baseball players are prepared to switch..." June 16

  • Five Yankees who will benefit the most from short MLB schedule

    New York Post "In between tracking the talks between the owners and players about what a possible 2020 season could deliver, The Post is looking at five Yankees who could benefit from a shortened schedule and the possibility of rosters expanding from 26 to 30. When it was apparent the season..." June 04

  • Aaron Judge's GF Told Cops 'Do You Know Who My Boyfriend Is?!' Arrest Vid Shows

    TMZ "Aaron Judge's GF brought up her relationship with the Yankees star during a DUI arrest in February ... straight up asking officers during the stop, "Do you know who my boyfriend is?!" It's all in new police video obtained by TMZ Sports ... which shows..." May 22

  • 6 MLB Players Who Should Sign up to Fight Carlos Correa in the Octagon

    12 Up "On Thursday, Astros shortstop Carlos Correa said on an MMA podcast that he would love to cross over and give his best shot in the UFC. Knowing Correa’s controversial standing in the league with his fellow players, certain players should be salivating for the opportunity to meet..." May 21

  • Yankees hope Aaron Judge will be ready (at some point) for coronavirus-shortened 2020 season

    New York Daily News "Aaron Judge’s rehab is going as the Yankees expected and they hope to have him on the field if there is an MLB 2020 season at some point, GM Brian Cashman said Thursday morning. Acknowledging the extraordinarily long time it took the team to diagnose the fractured first rib in..." May 15

  • Yankees OF Aaron Judge's Opening Day status seemingly in doubt despite extra time to heal

    SNY TV "The MLB pause due to the coronavirus pandemic has given injured Aaron Judge extra time to heal from shoulder and rib issues, but he still might not be ready for the potentially rescheduled Opening Day. Yankees GM Brian Cashman said Thursday during a video chat with..." May 14

  • From Ruben Rivera to Aaron Judge: How the Yankees turned a top prospect in 1990 into a star 30 years later

    CBS Sports "Whenever the 2020 Major League Baseball season begins, the New York Yankees are likely to have franchise star Aaron Judge in right field on Opening Day. A fractured rib limited Judge in spring training and he was going to start the season on the injured list. The shutdown..." May 11

  • Aaron Judge’s Girlfriend Samantha Bracksieck Was Allegedly Arrested for a DUI in Arizona

    Sports Gossip "People always question how much an athlete's personal life can affect them doing their job on the court, field, or ice. And most people who've played the game will agree, it's hard for it not to. Aaron Judge's girlfriend, Samantha Bracksieck, allegedly was..." May 11

  • Should the Yankees sign Aaron Judge to a long-term contract?

    New York Post "Aaron Judge represents the Yankees’ best draft choice since Derek Jeter nearly three decades ago — and it is not really close. He also embodies many of the qualities of the last Yankees captain. He is productive on the field, pristine off the field, poised in the maw of..." May 11

  • How the Yankees turned a top prospect in 1990 into a star 30 years later

    CBS Sports "Whenever the 2020 Major League Baseball season begins, the New York Yankeesare likely to have franchise star Aaron Judge in right field on Opening Day. A fractured rib limited Judge in spring training and he was going to start the season on the injured list. The shutdown..." May 08

  • Aaron Boone provides an injury update on four key players

    Empire Sports Media "New York Yankees skipper Aaron Boone gave us an injury update on four key players in a recent radio interview. Giancarlo Stanton Stanton was diagnosed with a grade one calf strain in spring training. He had just two plate appearances and was expected to miss an extended..." May 05

  • Who Ya Got: Aaron Judge or Christian Yelich for the Rest of His MLB Career?

    Bleacher Report "You're starting an MLB franchise today (or once the COVID-19-related hiatus ends), and you have to choose between two franchise players: the New York Yankees' Aaron Judge and the Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich. It's an enviable decision, obviously. Both are..." April 27

  • Celebrate Aaron Judge's 28th Birthday With Excellent Montage of His Monster Bombs

    12 Up "Yankees slugger Aaron Judge is theoretically right in the middle of his prime, as he turns 28 on Sunday. Unfortunately, the coronavirus put a halt to MLB action, and Judge is hampered in his ramp-up regardless, fighting off a pesky rib fracture. So, what better time..." April 26

  • Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton and James Paxton ‘continue to heal’

    New York Post "There’s no telling when the Yankees and the rest of baseball might start playing again, but in the meantime, Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton are among those who have remained in Tampa, trying to make sure they are healthy if and when the sport resumes this..." April 25

  • Aaron Judge regrets rushing into offseason program amid rib injury

    Larry Brown Sports "Aaron Judge is still recovering from a stress fracture in his first right rib, and now he wishes that he had approached the winter a little differently. Appearing this week on an Instagram Live broadcast with NBA star Damian Lillard, the New York Yankees slugger indicated that he had..." April 23

  • Aaron Judge’s fitting response to being called the ‘new Derek Jeter’

    New York Post "Some consider Aaron Judge the next Yankees captain. For now, he answers the tough questions like the last one, Derek Jeter, would. On “The Huddle,” an Adidas Instagram Live chat with NBA star Damian Lillard, Judge was asked about being the “new Derek..." April 10

  • Aaron Judge-Blake Snell 'Bet' is a Little Weird Given MLB's Pete Rose Stance

    12 Up "Betting on games is one of the unforgivable sins in the game of baseball. It is the reason why MLB's all-time hits leader in Pete Rose remains banned from the game to this day. Any mention of betting is taboo and that is why a recent wager between Aaron Judge and..." April 10

  • Yankees’ Aaron Boone shuts down call for an Aaron Judge position change

    New York Post "Instead of being at Camden Yards where the Yankees were to face the Orioles on Opening Day on Thursday, Aaron Boone, seaking by phone, answered a weird question on “The Michael Kay Show”. Kay said listeners call the show and insist the Yankees have to move Aaron Judge..." March 26

  • Something Isn't Adding up About Aaron Judge's Collapsed Lung

    12 Up "New York Yankees injury announcements have transcended self-parody at this point, but Aaron Judge's recent slow news day admission takes the cake. While updating the waiting public on his latest MRI for his broken rib, Judge announced that he was healing slowly, and would have a..." March 24

  • Aaron Judge suffered partially collapsed lung caused by rib fracture

    MLB.com "New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge revealed Friday he suffered a partially collapsed lung due to a stress fracture in his rib that was discovered in early March, according to Marly Rivera of ESPN. Judge said his lung has completely recovered, but..." March 20

  • Aaron Boone thinks Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton could be ready to go whenever season starts

    Larry Brown Sports "The pushback of the 2020 MLB season is giving a few injured New York Yankees some very welcome time to recover. Yankees manager Aaron Boone said Monday on MLB Network Radio that he thinks both Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton (plus righty James Paxton) could all be healthy..." March 17

  • Yankees' injured players could be ready for delayed opener

    CBS Sports "The Yankees got hit with a deluge of injuries during spring training. But with coronavirus causing MLB to shut down for the foreseeable future, the Yankees might be able to get back close to full health by the time the season starts.  Manager Aaron Boone was..." March 16

  • Aaron Judge rib surgery possible as Yankees finally get injury answer

    New York Post "The Yankees finally received a diagnosis Friday regarding Aaron Judge’s right chest discomfort. Now they have their fingers firmly crossed the slugging right fielder doesn’t need surgery to remove his top right rib, which has a stress fracture that was unearthed by a recent CT..." March 06

  • Brian Cashman: Aaron Judge undergoing extensive testing

    MLB.com "While the Yankees absorb the likelihood that Aaron Judge will not be ready to appear in their Opening Day lineup, the club is continuing to send the slugger for testing, seeking to determine the cause of the discomfort that has shifted from his right shoulder to his right..." March 05

  • Aaron Judge ‘frustrated’ by perplexing nature of injury

    Sportress of Blogitude "Aaron Judge has been left baffled by the nature of a mysterious injury causing soreness in the pectoral area near his right shoulder, and with tests still ongoing, the New York Yankees slugger’s potential availability on Opening Day remains uncertain. Judge opened up about the..." March 05

  • 5 MLB Stars Who Are Next to Get $300 Million Deals

    12 Up "Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich didn't exactly break the bank with his latest contract extension, but he'll be staying put in Milwaukee through at least 2028. After winning NL MVP in 2018 and placing second last season, some thought Yelich was bound to make as much as..." March 05

  • Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton likely to miss Opening Day

    MLB.com "The Yankees will be without two of their most prominent sluggers to begin the season. Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton are both considered unlikely to appear in the Yankees’ Opening Day lineup, general manager Brian Cashman said on Tuesday at George M. Steinbrenner..." March 03

  • Heckler Asks Jose Altuve to Give Aaron Judge His MVP Back at Sunday Spring Training Game

    12 Up "The Houston Astros have naturally drawn the ire of baseball fans for their cheating scandal, and through the first week of Spring Training, they've been met with the expected boos and jeers from the crowd. But some fans have graduated to far more focused attacks, such as one..." March 01

  • Yankees’ Aaron Boone doesn’t know when Aaron Judge will be cleared

    New York Post "Yankees manager Aaron Boone remains unsure when Aaron Judge will be cleared to take batting practice on the field. “I don’t know, we will see. He hit in the cage [Thursday], the first time live so, I got to see what the next step is,’’ Boone said..." February 29

  • Aaron Judge likely out for at least another week

    New York Daily News "Aaron Judge is doing well, but he is still not hitting on the field. That means the Yankees slugger is not likely to make his Grapefruit League debut until the end of next week. Yankees manager Aaron Boone said Thursday he isn’t sure if the outfielder will take the next step in the return..." February 28

  • Aaron Boone: Aaron Judge's timetable coming into focus

    MLB.com "The Yankees are beginning to provide a clearer timetable for Aaron Judge’s first Grapefruit League appearance, as manager Aaron Boone said on Tuesday that the slugging outfielder could be about a week away from game action. Judge has been proceeding conservatively after..." February 25

  • 3 Stars Who Could Surprise Mike Trout and Steal the AL MVP

    12 Up "At just 28 years old, the Los Angeles Angels superstar already has three AL MVPs to his name. Despite playing in just 134 games in 2019 after undergoing surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb, Trout still took home the honor after hitting .291/.438/.645 with a 1.083 OPS, 45..." February 22

  • Aaron Judge’s shoulder mishap doesn’t seem terrible right now

    New York Post " Aaron Judge took small steps Wednesday on the road to being able to take part in all facets of spring training. Judge didn’t participate in batting practice due to a right shoulder problem but, unlike Tuesday, the right fielder played catch. He also tracked pitches in..." February 20

  • Aaron Judge misses BP with minor shoulder issue

    MLB.com "Aaron Judge has a minor right shoulder issue, but the Yankees don't believe it's anything serious. The star outfielder didn't join the team's batting practice groups at Spring Training on Tuesday, the first full day of Yankees workouts, but he's expected to do all..." February 18

  • Aaron Judge Recounts Advice Deceased Coach John Altobelli Once Gave Him

    12 Up "Aaron Judge, the superstar right fielder for the New York Yankees, is known as one of the biggest power threats in the MLB today. Judge averages 45 HR, 27 doubles and 101 RBI per 162 games, all elite numbers. However, Judge was not always this effective, and the words of the late..." February 18

  • Yankees' Aaron Judge Calls Astros' Punishment 'Weak,' Says He Was 'Pretty Mad'

    Bleacher Report "New York Yankees star outfielder Aaron Judge said Tuesday he was "pretty mad and pretty upset" when he learned about the Houston Astros' sign-stealing scandal.  "I wasn't a fan of the punishment. I thought it was a little weak for a..." February 18