Aaron Judge RUMORS & NEWS

  • Is it time for Yankees to worry about Aaron Judge's lack of power?

    SNY TV "Yankees RF Aaron Judge has quickly become one of the MLB's prolific power hitters. But his numbers recently haven't been able to back that up.  You might have noticed Judge's power numbers this season haven't been what they should be. He has only totaled..." August 21

  • Aaron Judge will keep batting second through this slump

    New York Daily News "Aaron Judge isn’t going anywhere. The slugger’s struggles continued Thursday night, taking four strikeouts on an 0-for-5 night in the Yankees’ 19-5 loss to Cleveland. But when asked if perhaps it was time to drop Judge down from the second spot in the batting order..." August 16

  • Yankees’ Aaron Judge on recent slump: ‘It’s just baseball’

    Sporting News "The Yankees are winning games, but it's been in spite of Aaron Judge. The Bronx Bomber is 12-for-76 in his last 20 games with just one home run and four RBIs. After an 0-for-4 day that included three strikeouts Wednesday, Judge described his recent struggles perfectly: "It..." August 15

  • Something is different with Aaron Judge in '19

    MLB.com "There is something strange going on with Aaron Judge this season. It’s not that he hasn’t been productive. Despite a left oblique strain that kept him out of action for two months between late April and late June, and a slump that has struck over the past two weeks, the..." August 10

  • Aaron Judge on sweeping Red Sox: ‘It’s what we’re supposed to do’

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Yankees buried the Boston Red Sox in the AL East by sweeping them in a four-game series that ended on Sunday night, but Aaron Judge does not seem all that excited about it. Following his team’s 7-4 win over Boston, Judge was asked about sweeping his archrival. He..." August 05

  • It’s time for Aaron Judge to deliver his annual hot half

    New York Daily News "Aaron Boone and Aaron Judge aren’t worried, with the Yankee slugger saying it’s just something players go through. But with the heart of the lineup now on the injured list and the Red Sox — who embarrassed the Yankees last weekend — in town for four games, this is a..." August 02

  • The Aaron Judge problem Yankees still can’t escape

    New York Post "If you want to stress over Aaron Judge going 1-for-20 in four games against the Red Sox, don’t expect Aaron Boone to join you. Judge’s lone hit in the series was a double Friday night, and he didn’t drive in a run. “It’s good to score nine runs..." July 29

  • The secret behind Aaron Judge’s sudden breakout

    New York Post "Watch closely and you will see an approach from Aaron Judge that focuses on hitting the ball the other way or up the middle. That approach was in full swing during Friday night’s 8-4, 11-inning victory at Tropicana Field, when he homered to right field in the first inning off..." July 06

  • People wearing Yankees caps in London didn’t recognize Aaron Judge

    Sportress of Blogitude "The New York Yankees are across the pond in London for a two-game series with the Boston Red Sox, and Aaron Judge encountered a situation that would have been downright surreal had it occurred back in the U.S. While strolling around the city on Thursday ahead of Saturday’s..." June 28

  • How Yankees view slumping Aaron Judge

    New York Post "Aaron Judge went hitless again in his third game back after missing two months with a left oblique strain. The right fielder is now 0-for-10 with four strikeouts, two runs and a walk in 12 plate appearances. Following Sunday’s 9-4 loss to the Astros in The..." June 24

  • Yankees lineup will give Aaron Judge some breathing room

    New York Post "At some point, simply being off the injured list will not be enough and Aaron Judge will need to be the lethal right-handed bat in the Yankees’ rack. That time wasn’t Friday night, when Judge returned after a two-month stint on the injured list because of a strained left..." June 22

  • Yankees Bat Aaron Judge Leadoff in Wild Return to Lineup

    12 Up "Aaron Judge is back, which is great news for the New York Yankees, but where he's batting in the starting lineup tonight is very peculiar. We're used to seeing Judge in the No. 2 spot, but Friday night against the Houston Astros, he'll be in the leadoff..." June 21

  • Aaron Judge returns to Yankees after 2-month absence

    The Score "The New York Yankees reinstated outfielder Aaron Judge from the 10-day injured list ahead of Friday night's game against the Houston Astros, the team announced. Judge, who's been out since April 20 with an oblique injury, insisted he won't be..." June 21

  • Aaron Judge's return gives the Yankees plenty of lineup options, and they're all bad news for opposing pitchers

    CBS Sports "The AL East leading New York Yankees are about to be as healthy as they've been on the offensive side of the ball at any point this season. Didi Gregorius (Tommy John surgery) was activated two weeks ago and Giancarlo Stanton (biceps, shoulder, calf) was..." June 20

  • Aaron Judge Has Awesome Quote About Rejoining Yankees After Rehab Success

    12 Up "The New York Yankees are slowly but surely getting their stars back into the lineup. Giancarlo Stanton made his return on Tuesday night, and following behind is Aaron Judge, who's been out with an oblique strain. Judge recently began his rehab stint with Triple-A..." June 19

  • Aaron Judge could return to Yankees later this week

    Sportsnaut "Aaron Judge is currently engaged in his rehab assignment with the New York Yankees Triple-A squad, but he could be coming back to the MLB club soon. Manager Aaron Boone told reporters on Monday that Judge could potentially be back “later this week.” Judge..." June 17

  • Giancarlo Stanton homers in fourth straight rehab game as he and Aaron Judge near return to Yankees

    Yahoo! Sports "If there was any doubt whether Giancarlo Stanton was ready to return to the New York Yankees lineup, he is quickly erasing it. The hulking slugger moved his rehab assignment to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Friday, where he launched his fifth home run in four rehab games...." June 17

  • How are Yankees’ Aaron Judge, Giancarlo doing on Triple-A rehab?

    Newark Star-Ledger "It appeared that Yankees sluggers Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton each made it through Saturday’s game without Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre without an incident. Judge went 0-for-4 with a strikeout. Stanton went hitless in four at-bats with three..." June 16

  • Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge’s returns are on horizon

    New York Post "Considering how many injuries the Yankees have suffered and the number of setbacks their players have incurred while working back to the big leagues, it is never safe to say anyone is a lock to return from the injured list on an exact date. Dellin Betances, Luis Severino, Troy..." June 14

  • Aaron Boone: Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton could play for Yankees next week

    Sportsnaut "New York Yankees superstars Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton are both recovering well from their respective injuries, and both could potentially play next week. Yankees skipper Aaron Boone appeared on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio Wednesday and said that both Judge and Giancarlo..." June 13

  • Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton could play for Yankees next week

    Sportsnaut "New York Yankees superstars Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton are both recovering well from their respective injuries, and both could potentially play next week. Yankees skipper Aaron Boone appeared on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio Wednesday and said that both Judge and Giancarlo..." June 12

  • Yankees reveal Giancarlo Stanton, Aaron Judge roadmaps for return

    New York Post "Giancarlo Stanton has played just three games this season, sidelined first with a left biceps strain, followed by a strained left shoulder and finally a strained left calf suffered during a very brief rehab assignment last month. He is scheduled to begin another rehab assignment..." June 11

  • Aaron Judge takes another big step, could play in rehab game this weekend

    Sportsnaut "The New York Yankees haven’t had slugger Aaron Judge in the lineup since mid-April, but he’s continuing to make solid progress on a return. Judge has been out of commission following a significant oblique strain and only recently began swinging a bat. Now,..." June 10

  • Aaron Judge ‘taking it day to day’ despite Yankees’ timeline for return

    Sportress of Blogitude "The New York Yankees recently expressed hope that Aaron Judge could return from injury and play as soon as late June, but the slugger attempted to downplay the team’s timeline as he ramps up on-field activities. Judge began on-field hitting Thursday. Yankees skipper Aaron Boone..." June 07

  • Aaron Judge could return for London Series

    Larry Brown Sports "New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge appears to be getting closer to a return. Manager Aaron Boone said Wednesday that Judge could be back in the lineup by the time the Yankees travel to London at the end of the month to face the Boston Red Sox. That series is scheduled..." June 05

  • Aaron Judge just wants the Yankees to focus on winning every series

    New York Daily News "Aaron Judge isn’t too impressed with being on the cusp of winning 40 games. The Yankees’ slugger isn’t really focused on the 9.5-game lead the Yankees have built up over their rival Red Sox heading into Sunday night’s series finale at the Stadium, though he’s happy..." June 03

  • Aaron Judge’s next comeback step is a crucial one

    New York Post "Aaron Judge threw strongly and accurately to bases from right field Thursday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. Now the Yankees’ right fielder will begin taking batting practice in the indoor cage this weekend as he comes back from a strained left oblique that forced him out of a game..." May 31

  • Yankees star Aaron Judge swinging bat, progressing towards return

    Sportsnaut "New York Yankees star Aaron Judge remains sidelined with an oblique injury. But on Monday, he made a big step towards his return. Manager Aaron Boone noted that in addition to taking dry swings, Judge hit off of a tee on Monday. This came only one day after Judge had said..." May 28

  • Aaron Judge’s next ‘real test’ in return from IL: swinging a bat

    New York Daily News "Aaron Judge told the YES Network he is hoping to be cleared to begin swinging “in the next couple of days.” Judge, who had been on the injured list with a left oblique strain since April 21, said he no longer had any discomfort in his left side before the Yankees’ 8-7 loss to..." May 27

  • Aaron Judge ‘feeling really good,’ hopes to swing a bat ‘soon’

    Sportsnaut "Aaron Judge is inching his way back to a return with the New York Yankees after spending more than a month on the injured list with an oblique injury. The Yankees star ran and threw for the first time since the injury on Monday, and on Sunday he opened up about how his recovery is..." May 26

  • How Yankees’ Aaron Judge, bat in hand, is ‘starting to ramp up’

    Newark Star-Ledger "Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge stood in the batter’s box against starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka in the visiting bullpen at Camden Yards As each of Tanaka’s pitches crossed the plate, Judge would start his swing but stop before carrying his bat..." May 22

  • Aaron Judge participates in baseball activities for first time since oblique injury

    Sportsnaut "The New York Yankees saw a bit of progress from star outfielder Aaron Judge, who is recovering from the oblique injury that’s kept him out of action for the past month. On Monday before the team’s game against the Baltimore Orioles, Judge ran and threw, though he has yet..." May 20

  • Aaron Judge knows he won't be completely healthy for the rest of the season

    Yardbarker "While the injury bug continues to fluster the Nationals' attempt at contention in 2019, the Yankees are undeterred by their laundry list of injured players as they reshape (time and again) their active roster. In storming back late to beat the Rays on Friday night, the Yanks took..." May 18

  • Carlos Beltran: Why I don’t think Yankees’ Aaron Judge will return to full strength

    Newark Star-Ledger "When retired Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran strained his left oblique in 2015, he didn’t spend that much time away from the field, but he didn’t fully recover from the injury all year. He thinks the same might happen to Yankees right..." May 16

  • Why the Yankees still don’t have a timetable on Aaron Judge’s oblique injury

    Newark Star-Ledger "After Aaron Judge went down with an oblique injury on April 20, he wasn’t ready to put a timetable on a potential return. The Yankees outfielder avoided any predictions, and manager Aaron Boone didn’t go into specifics, other than..." May 15

  • Aaron Judge isn’t close to returning to the Yankees

    New York Post "Aaron Judge said before the Yankees’ 3-1 win over the Mariners on Thursday night at the Stadium that he’s still experiencing discomfort from his strained left oblique, so he hasn’t begun baseball activities. As for Giancarlo Stanton, he hit off the machine,..." May 10

  • Yankees GM Brian Cashman: It's too early to put a timeframe on Aaron Judge's oblique injury

    Newsday "On Sunday, Aaron Judge declined to put a timetable on his return, and on Monday, Brian Cashman did the same. The Yankees’ general manager did not paint an overly rosy picture when talking about the left oblique injury that Judge suffered..." April 23

  • Aaron Judge does not want to ‘put a clock’ on when he’ll return

    New York Post "The Yankees were holding out hope Aaron Judge’s oblique injury wasn’t serious after he was forced from Saturday’s win over the Royals. They should have known better. Judge was placed on the 10-day injured list Sunday with what Aaron Boone called a..." April 22

  • Aaron Judge placed on injured list with ‘pretty significant’ oblique strain

    New York Post "It’s official. And it’s ugly. Aaron Judge joined the party of the Yankees’ walking wounded Sunday, going on the injured list with a “pretty significant” strain to his oblique, manager Aaron Boone said. Boone would not speculate on a timetable..." April 21

  • Yankees' Aaron Judge exits game with left oblique injury, will have MRI

    SNY TV "The injuries just keep getting worse for the Yankees.  Aaron Judge left Saturday's game against the Royals in the sixth inning with a left oblique injury and is scheduled to undergo an MRI, the team announced. The Yankees slugger was grabbing his left side following..." April 20

  • Bryce Harper tops Aaron Judge, Mookie Betts with most popular jersey this year

    Sportsnaut "For the first time ever, a Philadelphia Phillies star sits atop the MLB’s most popular jerseys list, as Bryce Harper beat out Aaron Judge and Mookie Betts with the most jersey sales since January 1st. MLB published their annual list Thursday morning ahead of Opening..." March 28

  • Here’s proof Yankees’ Aaron Judge is the most feared hitter in baseball

    Newark Star-Ledger "Yes, the 2019 MLB regular season is officially under way thanks to last week’s Mariners-A’s series in Japan which saw Ichiro Suzuki retire. But the rest of the league opens the season on Thursday. And to set the table for the season, The..." March 27

  • Yankees should consider long-term deal with Aaron Judge before price reaches Angels' Mike Trout range

    SNY TV "So now we know Mike Trout, baseball's first $400 million man, almost certainly won't ever be bringing his talents to the Bronx, and in a sort-of-related matter, Aaron Judge is currently sporting a rather insane 1.061 slugging percentage in the Grapefruit League, hitting..." March 20

  • Aaron Judge’s swing change couldn’t be working any better

    New York Post "Aaron Judge’s two-strike approach seems to be working. The right fielder went deep to center on an 0-2 pitch in the second inning of the Yankees’ 14-1 rout of the Red Sox at George M. Steinbrenner Field on Friday. “Getting results are always good,’’ said..." March 16

  • What Judge, Yankees think about HR Derby winner getting $1 million

    New York Post "A pinstriped update on the 2019 Home Run Derby, in the wake of Thursday’s announcement there will be $2.5 million in prize money, including $1 million for the winner, added to the proceedings: —?Aaron Judge is very likely out. —?Giancarlo Stanton is..." March 15

  • The swing change that could make all the difference for Aaron Judge

    New York Post "Watch Aaron Judge closely this spring and you will notice in batting practice and in games, he will sometimes take his mighty swing with no stride. No leg kick from the front leg. No toe tap. No stride. Just a powerful coiled right-handed snap swing. That is especially the..." March 12

  • MLB's salary system is broken and Aaron Judge is the latest to find out

    USA Today "Aaron Judge may be the biggest star on the largest stage in baseball and the New York Yankees’ top box-office draw since Derek Jeter. He also happens to be one of the team's lowest-paid players.  Judge will earn $684,300 this season, or about..." March 11

  • Reggie Jackson compares Yankees' Aaron Judge to Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig

    SNY TV "Aaron Judge has already cemented himself as the current face of the Yankees through his first two seasons in the majors and it has only raised the level of expectations for the slugger.  So much so, that former Yankees slugger and Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson sets the bar..." March 05

  • Aaron Judge: ‘No regrets’ over ‘New York, New York’ Fenway fracas

    Sportress of Blogitude "Aaron Judge spawned a scandal steeped in the heated New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox rivalry last fall during the teams’ ALDS showdown, but the Bronx Bomber has “no regrets” over the controversy. Judge spawned what was referred to as “New York, New..." March 02