Aaron Judge RUMORS & NEWS

  • Blue Jays pitcher Jay Jackson admits to tipping pitches in ongoing drama over Aaron Judge dugout glance

    CBS Sports "Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Jay Jackson was tipping his pitches Monday night when he surrendered a home run to New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge, he confirmed to The Athletic. Judge was seen glancing to his right during the at-bat, and the Blue Jays made..." May 17

  • Aaron Judge Explains Looking Toward Yankees Dugout Before HR vs. Blue Jays

    Bleacher Report "Prior to launching a monstrous 462-foot homer in the Yankees' 7-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night, Aaron Judge was seen taking a couple of extra glances towards New York's dugout before the pitch. The Blue Jays' announcers, Dan Shulman and Buck..." May 16

  • Yankees’ Aaron Judge has ‘choice words’ for Blue Jays broadcasters after cheating accusation

    Clutch Points "New York Yankees star Aaron Judge caused quite the stir during Monday’s 7-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays when his eyes wandered over to the Yankee dugout moments before he belted his second homer of the night in the eighth inning. Blue Jays announcers Dan..." May 16

  • Was Yankees’ Aaron Judge cheating?

    The Athletic "The Yankees beat the Blue Jays on Monday night, but it was some side-eye glances from Aaron Judge caught on camera during an at-bat that caused a stir. The Blue Jays said it was odd. The Yankees said it was nothing. So, what exactly happened? In..." May 16

  • Blue Jays fume over Aaron Judge’s shifty eyes

    New York Post "The Blue Jays were the ones chirping after the game. The Yankees rival cast doubt on Aaron Judge’s claim that his look to the dugout was in response to teammates still complaining about the strike zone during a 7-4 win on Monday night. Judge launched a..." May 16

  • Orioles’ Adley Rutschman reaching Aaron Judge, Juan Soto heights to begin career

    Clutch Points "The Baltimore Orioles are one of the most exciting young teams in the big leagues and right at the forefront is Adley Rutschman. It’s only a matter of time until the former first-overall pick overtakes JT Realmuto as the best catcher in baseball, too. While..." May 15

  • Aaron Judge not worried about slow offensive start to season

    New York Post "There’s a reason Aaron Judge’s 2022 season was so historic — it was one of the best offensive performances in recent memory. This year, though there was little chance he would duplicate that success, Judge’s OPS has dipped by more than 100 points from this..." May 13

  • Aaron Judge reacts to Yankees' offensive woes

    Audacy "The Yankees were shut out by Drew Rasmussen on Thursday night, dropping the first game of a crucial four-game set in an eventual 8-2 loss in the Bronx. For the Bombers, it was a frustrating return to the norm after the offense looked to be awakening against the pitiful A’s..." May 12

  • Yankees’ roster decision looms with Aaron Judge’s return

    The Athletic "Oswaldo Cabrera’s home run Monday night in the Yankees’ 7-2 win over Oakland had a little deeper meaning for him. Before he became an everyday Yankees outfielder, Cabrera was a teammate of Oakland starter JP Sears in Charleston with New York’s A..." May 09

  • Yankees' Aaron Judge Expected to Return from Hip Injury Tuesday vs. Athletics

    Bleacher Report "The New York Yankees will have their captain back soon. Aaron Judge, the 2022 AL MVP, went down with a hip strain April 27, though manager Aaron Boone said the slugger will return to the lineup Tuesday. "I think he's doing really well," Boone said..." May 07

  • Yankees place Aaron Judge on 10-day IL with hip strain

    CBS Sports "The New York Yankees have placed superstar outfielder Aaron Judge on the injured list due to a hip injury that he suffered this past Thursday while sliding into a base, the team announced Monday. In the days since the injury, he's been working to try and get himself..." May 02

  • Yankees' Aaron Judge Exits vs. Rangers Because of Hip Injury

    Bleacher Report "New York Yankees star outfielder Aaron Judge exited Thursday's game against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Field with right hip discomfort. It marks the second consecutive game in which Judge has dealt with an injury, as he hurt his hand on a slide during..." April 28

  • ESPN reporter Marly Rivera fired for confrontation during Aaron Judge interview gone wrong

    Clutch Points "ESPN MLB reporter Marly Rivera has reportedly been fired after using NSFW language towards a sports journalist at Yankee Stadium, per Andrew Marchand of the New York Post. Rivera reportedly called a fellow reporter a “f**king c**t” while waiting for an interview..." April 27

  • Giancarlo Stanton’s injury playing surprise role in Aaron Judge’s struggles for Yankees

    Clutch Points "New York Yankees star Aaron Judge is in the midst of a slump at the plate. Oddly enough, Judge has been struggling ever since Giancarlo Stanton landed on the injured list last week. Coincidence? Possibly, but there’s a good chance that Stanton’s absence is..." April 25

  • Why Yankees’ Aaron Judge has put Anthony Volpe under his wing

    The Athletic "Anthony Volpe was just about to make one of his first real big-league moves. It was the day before Opening Day and Volpe, fresh off being named the Yankees’ starting shortstop, was in a high-end Manhattan suit shop, getting fitted with attire to wear on his first road trips. As the..." April 24

  • Aaron Judge on best-player debate: 'I've got Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani above me'

    The Score "New York Yankees star outfielder and reigning American League MVP Aaron Judge doesn't believe he's the best player in baseball. "I've got (Mike) Trout and (Shohei) Ohtani above me. Ohtani is doing both pitching and hitting, and Trout wins an MVP every other year...." April 21

  • Aaron Judge robs Shohei Ohtani of a home run in epic fashion

    Clutch Points "New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge used his height to good use to rob a home run off of Los Angeles Angels superstar and 2022 MVP award rival Shohei Ohtani in the first inning of Wednesday night’s game in the Bronx. On a 3-2..." April 19

  • Aaron Judge drops honest take on potentially recruiting Shohei Ohtani to Yankees

    Clutch Points "Aaron Judge was the darling of MLB free agency last offseason. Now the New York Yankees slugger has a message for this year’s most coveted eligible ballplayer, Shohei Ohtani. After Ohtani’s Los Angeles Angels took game one of a three-game set..." April 19

  • Aaron Judge and the history of players coming off all-time great seasons

    ESPN "A year after a remarkable MVP campaign that saw him break Roger Maris' long-standing American League record with 62 home runs, Aaron Judge looks poised for an encore performance. In his first at-bat of 2023, he swung and connected on a sinker from San Francisco..." April 17

  • Aaron Judge’s greatness is on full display

    The Athletic "On multiple occasions this spring, Yankees captain Aaron Judge was asked about the possibility of repeating his historic 2022 season in which he set the American League record of 62 home runs. Judge knew few in baseball history have followed a 60-plus home run season with..." April 10

  • After HR record, Aaron Judge wants more MLB success for the Yankees

    ESPN "On a cloudy day in early January, Aaron Judge walked into the Yankees' player development complex in Tampa, Florida. Hitting coach Dillon Lawson and infielder DJ LeMahieu were already working in the batting cages inside. They greeted Judge and congratulated him..." April 04

  • Aaron Judge, captain of the Yankees: His teammates share tales of leadership

    The Athletic "Anthony Volpe’s first encounter with Aaron Judge came just days after he was chosen by the Yankees in the first round of the 2019 draft. Volpe was in Florida at the team’s player development complex meeting the minor-league staff when he crossed paths with Judge,..." March 29

  • Aaron Judge thought WBC was 'amazing,' won't commit for 2026

    The Score "Despite being impressed with this year's World Baseball Classic, New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge won't commit to the 2026 edition of the event. "It's tough to say now since it's three years down the road," Judge said, according to the New York..." March 24

  • Hal Steinbrenner consults Aaron Judge on Yankees-related issues

    ESPN "New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner values his relationship with slugger Aaron Judge and asks the new captain about various team-related issues, such as possible renovations of the team's spring training facility. Recently, he picked Judge's brain about Anthony Volpe,..." March 15

  • Aaron Judge, Paul Goldschmidt and the day baseball’s reigning MVPs spent together

    The Athletic "One day in January, the most exclusive club in baseball convened a meeting. Aaron Judge, the reigning American League MVP, booked a block of time at a baseball facility near his home in Tampa, Fla. Paul Goldschmidt, the reigning National League MVP, drove three hours across the state..." March 14

  • Yankees' Aaron Judge impressed by Anthony Volpe

    The Score "New York Yankees top prospect Anthony Volpe is turning heads this spring, including that of the reigning AL MVP. "I haven't had a chance to see him a lot, but some of his IQ, the heads-up plays he's made on defense," Aaron Judge said Wednesday, according..." March 09

  • Aaron Judge reportedly took over $50 million less in last-minute bid to return to Yankees

    Sportsnaut "A new report claims Aaron Judge received a massive last-minute offer from a contending team on the west coast this winter but instead chose to return to the New York Yankees for far less guaranteed money. Without a doubt, Aaron Judge was the biggest player available on the MLB free..." March 09

  • Aaron Judge’s free agency: How a small inner circle and a 3 a.m. phone call kept him a Yankee

    The Athletic "At about 2 a.m on Dec. 7, a weary Aaron Judge completed his second flight in a 24-hour span, with a third coming up just a few hours later. He had traveled from Tampa to San Diego to Stockton, Calif., 20 minutes from his home in Linden. And upon landing in Stockton, a career-altering..." March 09

  • Gabe Kapler’s optimistic 2023 outlook despite missing on Aaron Judge, Carlos Correa

    Clutch Points "Some dreams just weren’t meant to be. The San Francisco Giants swung for the fences when they tried to sign outfielder Aaron Judge and shortstop Carlos Correa in free agency. But, for one reason or another, they just couldn’t land on the two..." March 07

  • Aaron Judge reveals 2023 individual goal, and it isn’t crushing 62 home runs

    Clutch Points "New York Yankees’ superstar Aaron Judge is known for his team-first mindset. That’s why it wasn’t surprising to hear that Judge’s 2023 individual goal isn’t to hit 62 home runs again. Instead, he’s focused on becoming a more..." March 01

  • Yankees' Aaron Judge Says Pitch Clock is 'Gonna Be a Good Thing for Everybody'

    Bleacher Report "Aaron Judge is the latest MLB superstar to come out in support of some of MLB's newest rules. The reigning AL MVP told media Sunday that he believes the implementation of the pitch clock will end up benefitting the entire league. "I think this pitch clock is gonna be a good..." February 26

  • How Yankees’ outfield plan for Giancarlo Stanton impacts Aaron Judge

    New York Post "Aaron Boone, as a bit of a throwaway line, mentioned last week that he could “get a little creative” in finding ways to play Giancarlo Stanton in right field at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees manager did not elaborate. But The Post has learned what Boone is at least..." February 22

  • Yankees' Aaron Judge on Possibility of Hitting 62 HRs Again in 2023: 'We'll See'

    Bleacher Report "Aaron Judge isn't ruling out the possibility of hitting 62 home runs for a second consecutive season. "We'll see," the New York Yankees slugger told reporters on Monday. "I don't really like putting a number on it. I like going out there and trying..." February 21

  • As Aaron Judge reports to camp as captain, what are reasonable expectations for him?

    The Athletic "When Aaron Judge walks into the Yankees’ spring training complex’s clubhouse on Sunday morning amongst all of his teammates, it will be his first time doing so as captain. Yankees position players report to camp Sunday for physicals ahead of the team’s..." February 19

  • Yankees News: Aaron Judge Takes Reps at 1B During Spring Workout

    New York Post "The Yankees rolled out a new $360 million first baseman on Tuesday — if only for a day on a back field. Aaron Judge did his best Anthony Rizzo impression during a workout at the Yankees’ player development complex, stepping in at first base to field throws from second..." February 16

  • CC Sabathia drops Aaron Judge admission that will get Yankees fans pumped up

    Clutch Points "CC Sabathia recently took time to answer questions at a Super Bowl party in Arizona. The former Cleveland Guardians (Indians during his tenure with the team), Milwaukee Brewers, and New York Yankees’ star left-hander shared an honest Aaron Judge admission after getting asked who..." February 13

  • Logan Webb, Brandon Crawford Open Up About Giants' Recruitment of Aaron Judge

    Bleacher Report "The San Francisco Giants heavily recruited New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge this winter before he re-signed with the Pinstripes on a nine-year, $360 million deal. Giants stars Logan Webb and Brandon Crawford were among those who met with Judge while he was in San Francisco,..." February 05

  • New hitting coach has Aaron Judge plan that will please Yankees fans

    Clutch Points "New York Yankees’ new assistant hitting coach Brad Wilkerson isn’t expecting to change much about Aaron Judge’s approach in 2023. “I don’t think I’m going to be messing with Aaron Judge too much,” Wilkerson said, via Bryan..." January 30

  • Anthony Rizzo used his dog to help convince Aaron Judge to re-sign with Yankees

    MLB.com "Aaron Judge is a Yankee for life, and Anthony Rizzo’s aggressive text-messaging campaign may have been the club’s secret weapon. In an appearance on NBC’s "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" on Monday, Judge detailed how Rizzo tugged on his..." January 24

  • Aaron Judge one step closer to King of New York status after key honor

    Clutch Points "New York Yankees superstar outfielder Aaron Judge is well on his way to being the King of New York as plans are being made to give him a key to the city. Mayor Eric Adams told 1010 WINS reporter Juliet Papa on Thursday that plans are underway for the city to formally..." January 12

  • Former Yankees captains on what awaits Aaron Judge

    ESPN "Aaron Judge begins 2023 as the 16th captain in the storied history of the New York Yankees. He joins a list that features icons like Babe Ruth (who served for just five days, but ... it counts), Lou Gehrig, Thurman Munson, Don Mattingly and, most recently, Derek Jeter. He's..." January 09

  • Yankees' Aaron Judge wins AP Male Athlete of Year after setting AL HR mark

    The Score "Add one more accolade to Aaron Judge's mantle. The New York Yankees slugger was named Male Athlete of the Year for 2022 by the Associated Press on Friday. Judge earned 12 first-place votes in the process, beating out Los Angeles..." December 31

  • Where do the Giants go from here after whiffing on Carlos Correa, Aaron Judge?

    CBS Sports "There's no sugarcoating it: This offseason has been a disaster for the San Francisco Giants. The word "disaster" is overused but it's appropriate here. Things could not be going worse for the Giants. They came into the winter with hundreds of millions of dollars to spend,..." December 22

  • Yankees captain Aaron Judge and the drive that demonstrates his leadership

    The Athletic "Hours before Aaron Judge hit his American League record-breaking 62nd home run in Game 161 in Texas, he noticed something was amiss. The Yankees had a doubleheader that day and during batting practice in the cage before the team’s first game, Judge felt off...." December 22

  • Yankees name Aaron Judge 16th captain in franchise history

    The Score "At long last, the New York Yankees have their official successor to Hall of Famer Derek Jeter. The Yankees named reigning American League MVP Aaron Judge the club's 16th captain Wednesday. Judge will take the mantle that's been left vacant since Jeter..." December 21

  • Aaron Judge press conference gets Derek Jeter surprise

    Clutch Points "The New York Yankees have officially achieved their primary goal of re-signing star outfielder Aaron Judge this offseason. With the press conference to announce his signing underway, there’s no way that he can back out at the last second in a similar manner to what Carlos Correa..." December 21

  • Aaron Judge’s record-breaking 62nd home run ball sold at auction

    New York Post "Aaron’s Judge’s historic season landed him a $360 million contract from the Yankees. His record-setting 62nd home run ball sold for $1.5 million after the prized memorabilia was offered by Goldin Auctions in bidding that closed Saturday night. " December 18

  • Why paying Aaron Judge, Trea Turner and Xander Bogaerts in their 30s could be a risky move

    ESPN "At the news conference officially welcoming Xander Bogaerts to the San Diego Padres, he tried on a pin-striped Padres jersey emblazoned with "2" on the back as A.J. Preller, the team's president of baseball operations and general manager, looked on with a smile as..." December 15

  • Carlos Correa's $350M Contract a Perfect Match for Giants After Aaron Judge Snub

    Bleacher Report "The San Francisco Giants may have wanted Aaron Judge, but Carlos Correa was always the guy they needed. Bully for them, then, that Correa's the guy they got. As ESPN's Jeff Passan was first to report late Tuesday night, the Giants came to terms with the decorated..." December 14

  • Carlos Correa chose to bet on himself in free agency. And like Aaron Judge, he won big.

    The Athletic "All season, the talk in baseball was about how Aaron Judge bet on himself and won. Carlos Correa, too, bet on himself, over an even longer period. And his victory proved nearly as stunning as Judge’s. Correa agreed Tuesday night on a 13-year, $350 million..." December 14