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When Aaron Judge and Juan Soto have a great game together, it is very hard for the opponent pitchers to contain the offense of the NY Yankees. But that’s what has been missing for the Bronx Bombers since the start of 2024. The Dominican superstar has been enjoying a great start to the ongoing season. However, the 2022 AL MVP has been going through an early season slump. There can be a lot of reasons for that. For instance, last year, the captain of the NY side suffered a severe toe injury. Later, it turned out to be a torn ligament.

As a result, he had to miss 35 games on the trot. Even before the 2024 spring training, Aaron Judge said his toe injury would need constant maintenance. Later, in the spring training, the Yankees captain suffered an abs injury. Clearly, he is not in his finest health. That might be a reason behind his early season slump. However, on Sunday, Aaron Judge hit a home run to put his team on the board. But it was Juan Soto who was again the star of the team’s victory. 


Aaron Judge Heaped A Lot Of Praise For His Partner In Baseball Crime 

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Since the start of the 2024 season, the chemistry between Aaron Judge and Juan Soto has been quite evident. After enjoying a clean sweep against the Detroit Tigers on Sunday, the Yankees captain again had a lot of nice things to say about the Dominican superstar. In the very first inning on Sunday, the 2022 AL MVP put his team on the board with a homer. Then, it was a Juan Soto show that sealed the deal for the NY side. Eventually, the Bronx Bombers won 5-2 to sweep the series. Later, Aaron Judge mentioned in a post-game interview that Soto is a ballplayer, a gamer for whom no moment is too big. Moreover, the Yankees captain told the media after the game on Sunday that Soto is pretty good at flushing all of them.

It does not matter if he is 2 for 2 on the day of 0 for 2. Aaron Judge says, “Juan Soto treats every moment as the most valuable moment.” Moreover, the 2022 AL MVP is glad that the Dominican slugger is in pinstripes. He also talked about his partner in baseball crime’s affinity for the spotlight. While talking about it, Judge went back to the 2024 Opening Day, when Soto “Guns a guy, hits him big.” Finally, Aaron Judge said that it is really just impressive and fun for the whole team to watch.

Yankees Captain Talked About Competing With Tarik Skubal

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Aaron Judge had a pretty good first inning while he faced Tarik Skubal. He managed to hit a homer in his first at-bat. However, Skubal proved to be competitive in the next few innings. As per YES Network, the Yankees captain mentioned him and Skubal were “Going back and forth.”

In addition, he said that he got Tarik the first time. Then, the Tigers hurler came back to strike Judge out. Clearly, the young ace of the Detroit Tigers impressed the 2022 AL MVP. Even Judge said, “It is fun and exciting to compete with guys like that.” Finally, Aaron Judge mentioned that he is looking forward to more such battles with Tarik Skubal.

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