Aaron Judge New York Yankees

Age: 30 (April 26, 1992) | 6' 7" | 282lbs. | Bats: Right OF-125 RF-25 DH-22 PH-3
Tm Lg YEAR G AB R H BB SO 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BA OBP SLG BB% SO% BABIP G/L/F % $4x4 $5x5
NYY AL 2018 112 413 77 115 76 152 22 0 27 67 6 3 .278 .392 .528 15 31 .368 42/23/35 23 22
NYY AAA 2019 5 16 2 2 3 7 0 0 1 2 0 0 .125 .263 .312 16 37 .125 n/a
NYY AL 2019 102 378 75 103 64 141 18 1 27 55 3 2 .272 .381 .540 14 32 .360 40/27/32 17 17
NYY AL 2020 28 101 23 26 10 32 3 0 9 22 0 1 .257 .336 .554 9 28 .283 39/20/41 15 15
NYY AL 2021 148 550 89 158 75 158 24 0 39 98 6 1 .287 .373 .544 12 25 .332 41/23/36 33 30
NYY AL 2022 77 294 64 83 38 85 12 0 29 59 6 0 .282 .360 .619 11 25 .293 41/17/42 22 20
Career 7yrs 649 2362 466 654 399 818 105 4 187 425 30 12 .277 .383 .562 14 29 .339 n/a
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Stathead Spotlight

Aaron Judge has 27 home runs through the Yankees first 69 games of the season. Only Babe Ruth has had more home runs at this point in a season for the Yankees.

PlayerHRSeason
Babe Ruth311930
Babe Ruth311928
Babe Ruth281921
Aaron Judge272022
Mickey Mantle271956
Roger Maris271961
Álex Rodríguez272007

See the full list on Stathead.com

Aaron Judge joined Babe Ruth as the only Yankees to have six multi-homer games in the first 70 games of a season.

Aaron Judge joined Babe Ruth as the only Yankees to have six multi-homer games in the first 70 games of a season.
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Alex Patton Alex
Jun 23

21,000 in Tropicana Field gasp -- half with dread, half with delight -- as the ball leaves Judge's bat with two outs in the ninth and the Yankees down a run; climbs, climbs into the domed night; and comes down on the warning track.

It's the new baseball, guys. Even Judge can't put it into the seats, not when he breaks his bat.

https://www.mlb.com/gameday/yankees-vs-rays/2022/06/21/661890#game_state=final,game_tab=videos,game=661890

Alex Patton Alex
Jun 22

Continuing my post moments ago (from the Post) under Stanton...

Judge entered Monday with an MLB-high 25 homers, having hit 24 over a stretch of 47 games prior to the four-game “drought” he brought into Monday’s game against the Rays at Tropicana Field.

Stanton did most of his damage in 2017 in the second half. Through 66 games, he had 17 homers compared to Judge’s 25 and it’s the grind of the season that will likely be a challenge to Judge — especially as he plays center field more than ever.

Asked the most difficult part of staying consistent in a season like the one Judge is having, Stanton paused and said, “I would say the overall wear and tear.

“Even when it’s going great and you’re playing well and you don’t have to go through the frustration of slumping, it’s still very taxing to be on base so many times, scoring so many times and always moving,’’ Stanton said. “And you’re out there every day, running in the outfield, running the bases and then you have to stay mentally prepared for every at-bat and not giving any away.”

Which gets harder as the year progresses...

“It’s been amazing to watch,’’ Stanton said. “He’s playing on the next level from where everywhere else is playing. … It’s entertaining watching the frustration of the best pitchers in the world trying to get this guy out.”

Alex Patton Alex
Jun 21

I ask you. Are these Yankees buttoned down or what? They cut their hair short. No beards, not even a mustache. Hair dye? Are you kidding me? Aaron Judge doesn't even get into a shopping cart and ride around in the dugout after pushing an inside curveball from McClanahan over the right field fence in Yankee Stadium for a 1-0 lead in the first.

The crowd doesn't even go that nuts.

Alex Patton Alex
Jun 15

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/24/sports/baseball/aaron-judge-home-runs.html


Roger Maris topped Babe Ruth’s single-season record, hitting 61 homers in 1961. His total has been surpassed several times since, but by players who have been connected to performance-enhancing drugs.
Credit...Ernie Sisto/The New York Times
Alex Patton Alex
May 25

“What an at-bat,” Boone said.

What a night.

“This is a heavyweight game in May,” Boone had told his bench coach Carlos Mendoza.

Yankees
Aaron Judge hits a walk-off home run against the Blue Jays on Tuesday night.
Charles Wenzelberg / New York Post

It was won by a heavyweight hitter who will get his money, big money, before or after he becomes a free agent.

Judge said he was just trying to do his job up there, just trying to get a pitch to drive, just blah, blah, blah.

Alex Patton Alex
May 11

PS -- think of the hullabaloo if he wasn't allowed to play today.

Alex Patton Alex
Apr 8

The Yankees obviously are hoping for a discount based on Judge's obvious desire to spend his career in one uniform, and for once I side with management. Why guarantee many millions now if it's not at least a few million less than he'd get if he was a free agent now?

https://nypost.com/2022/04/08/yankees-offering-huge-deal-to-aaron-judge-with-talks-going-down-to-the-wire/

Alex Patton Alex
Apr 8

Are all teams this bad?

...The exact number of unvaccinated Yankees and Mets is not publicly known, but a number of stars had recently declined to reveal their vaccination status as concern grew over Adams insisting his decisions would not be dictated by the baseball schedule. The list of players who declined to say whether they were vaccinated included Aaron Judge, Anthony Rizzo and Joey Gallo on the Yankees and Jacob deGrom, Pete Alonso, Brandon Nimmo, Dominic Smith and J.D. Davis on the Mets.

https://nypost.com/2022/03/24/yankees-mets-react-to-nyc-vax-mandate-change-to-come/

Alex Patton Alex
Mar 25

Joel Sherman in the Post this morning:

TAMPA — Let the negotiations begin.

Aaron Judge and the Yankees couldn’t come to terms on a new deal to avoid arbitration by Tuesday’s deadline, with Judge asking for $21 million and the Yankees offering $17 million, according to a source...

While Judge and the Yankees didn’t settle on a one-year deal on Tuesday, the team did come to agreements with their other arbitration-eligible players. Joey Gallo got $10.275 million, Gleyber Torres $6.25 million, Jordan Montgomery $6 million, Isiah Kiner-Falefa $4.75 million and Wandy Peralta $2.15 million. Chad Green, Clay Holmes, Jonathan Loaisiga and Jameson Taillon also came to terms on one-year deals.

Judge turns 30 next month and is coming off his best and healthiest season since his rookie year of 2017.

He made $10.175 million in arbitration last season and was projected by some to get north of $17 million this year. By comparison, the Nationals and star outfielder Juan Soto agreed on a $17.1 million deal on Tuesday.

https://nypost.com/2022/03/22/yankees-aaron-judge-unable-to-reach-deal-avoid-arbitration/

Alex Patton Alex
Mar 23