Latest Aaron Judge News

Judge voted player of year and toast of town by NY BBWAA

Nov. 20, 2022 11:45 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge was voted Sid Mercer/Dick Young New York Player of the Year for the second straight year after setting an American League record with 62 home runs. Judge, who hit .311 and tied for the big league lead with 131 RBIs, also was given the...

Manfred sure Mets-Yanks collusion query will find no issue

Nov. 17, 2022 22:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred confirmed Thursday that Major League Baseball is looking into potentially improper communication between the New York Mets and Yankees regarding star free agent Aaron Judge and said he is confident the inquiry will find no issues. ...

Aaron Judge's record-setting home run ball up for auction

Nov. 17, 2022 22:55 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The ball New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge hit for his American League-record 62nd home run has gone up for auction. Cory Youmans, who caught the ball, sold its rights to the auction house Goldin, whose founder says it will “almost certainly” bring in the...

Judge wins AL MVP in runaway; Goldschmidt takes NL prize

Nov. 17, 2022 22:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge's record-setting season with the New York Yankees turned that AL MVP debate into a decisive verdict. Paul Goldschmidt's steady production for the St. Louis Cardinals made him the clear choice in the National League. And after coming in...

Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees has won the American League MVP award

Nov. 17, 2022 19:51 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees has won the American League MVP award.

Rizzo, back with Yanks, would like to see Judge stick around

Nov. 16, 2022 17:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Now that Anthony Rizzo has decided to remain in New York Yankees pinstripes, he'd like to see Aaron Judge stick around, too. “I hope Judge stays just for the sake of the game," Rizzo said Wednesday “because you see a lot of franchise icons not getting what they...

Rizzo, Yankees agree to $40M, 2-year contract

Nov. 15, 2022 19:37 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Rizzo is staying with the New York Yankees, agreeing Tuesday to a $40 million, two-year contract. Rizzo gets $17 million in each of the next two seasons, and the deal for the first baseman includes a $17 million team option for 2025 with a $6 million buyout....

Steinbrenner met with Judge, says 'we've got a good thing'

Nov. 15, 2022 19:37 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner held a one-on-one meeting with Aaron Judge to make sure the star free agent slugger knows how much New York wants him back. “I do believe he wants to be a Yankee. I think we’ve got a good thing going here,” Steinbrenner said...

Joc Pederson, Martín Pérez accept $19.65M qualifying offers

Nov. 15, 2022 18:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Outfielder Joc Pederson and left-hander Martín Pérez were the only players to accept $19.65 million qualifying offers from their former teams on Tuesday and end their free agency. Pederson decided to stay with the San Francisco Giants and Pérez with the Texas...

Judge, deGrom among 14 with $19.65M qualifying offers

Nov. 10, 2022 17:58 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge, Jacob deGrom and Xander Bogaerts were among 14 free agents who were given $19.65 million qualifying offers by their former teams on Thursday Dansby Swanson, Trea Turner, Willson Contreras and Carlos Rodón also were given the offers, as were Chris...