Latest Aaron Judge News

Aaron Judge out of Yankees' lineup against Orioles, one night after getting hit on hand by pitch

Jun. 20, 2024 01:22 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge was out of the New York Yankees' lineup Wednesday against the Baltimore Orioles, one night after he was hit on the left hand by a pitch. Yankees manager Aaron Boone said Judge was feeling better, though, and even took a few swings in the indoor batting...

Rickwood Field, Willie Mays' first pro park and monument of opportunity and oppression, welcomes MLB

Jun. 19, 2024 14:30 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Gerald Watkins watched Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton and other New York Yankees wade through stalks of corn onto an Iowa field in 2021, near the filming site for the 1989 baseball movie “Field of Dreams.” Watkins thought about Rickwood Field, the...

Willie Mays Appreciation: The 'Say Hey Kid' inspired generations with talent and exuberance

Jun. 19, 2024 10:13 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Long after “The Catch” and his 660 home runs, and the daring sprints around the bases with his hat falling off, Willie Mays could still command a room like no other. Mays was a frequent visitor to the downtown ballpark in San Francisco at 24 Willie Mays...

Reaction to the death of Willie Mays, 'the godfather of center fielders'

Jun. 18, 2024 23:32 PM EDT

Reaction from the sports world and beyond to the death of baseball Hall of Famer Willie Mays. He died Tuesday at age 93, Mays family and the San Francisco Giants jointly announced. Mays’ electrifying combination of talent, drive and exuberance made him one of baseball’s greatest and most...

Yankees beat Orioles 4-2 as Judge appears to escape significant injury when hit on hand by pitch

Jun. 19, 2024 00:15 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge was hit on the left hand by a pitch during the New York Yankees’ 4-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night, but it appears he escaped serious injury in a series opener between the American League’s winningest teams. Judge was struck by a...

Yankees star Aaron Judge says scans negative for breaks after he was hit on hand by 94 mph pitch

Jun. 18, 2024 23:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge smiled after X-rays and a CT scan were negative, causing the New York Yankees and their fans to exhale. Hit on the left hand by a 94.1 mph fastball from Baltimore's Albert Suárez and forced from a 4-2 win on Tuesday night, Judge appeared to have escaped...

Yankees star Aaron Judge leaves game after getting hit on his hand by pitch against Orioles

Jun. 18, 2024 20:46 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees star Aaron Judge leaves game after getting hit on his hand by pitch against Orioles.

Zack Kelly escapes bases-loaded jam as Red Sox set club record with 9 steals in 9-3 win over Yankees

Jun. 16, 2024 23:17 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s Zack Kelly escaped a bases-loaded, no-out jam in the seventh before Connor Wong had a two-run triple in the bottom of the inning, lifting the Red Sox to a 9-3 victory over the MLB-best New York Yankees on Sunday night. The Red Sox set a club-record with...

Guardians place slugger José Ramírez on paternity list and recall Johnathan Rodríguez

Jun. 15, 2024 17:35 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Cleveland Guardians put slugger José Ramírez on paternity leave Saturday, one day before Father's Day, and recalled outfielder Johnathan Rodríguez from Triple-A Columbus. A five-time All-Star, Ramírez is batting .269 with a team-high 18 home runs. His 62 RBIs...

Garcia's game-ending hit off Holmes gives Royals 4-3 win over Yankees

Jun. 13, 2024 18:04 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Maikel Garcia hit a game-ending two run double off Yankees closer Clay Holmes, and the Kansas City Royals recovered after squandering a brilliant start by Alec Marsh to beat New York 4-3 on Thursday and avoid a four-game sweep. Marsh took a no-hit bid into...