Aaron Judge

Aaron Judge endured a rough season last year when he saw his team, the New York Yankees, go down without a fight while he was sidelined due to a toe injury. The Yanks ended up outside the postseason with a humiliating 82-80 record, thus marking a horrific start to Judge’s captaincy era.

Having said that, with a new season and renewed energy, Aaron Judge is optimistic and confident about leading the New York Yankees to a successful season this year. Before departing for Houston for the opening game, the captain shared words of encouragement and promised fans a much better show on the field.


Aaron Judge Aims To Shut Critics On Field This Year!

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Aaron Judge runs off the field during the Yankees’ game against the Braves on March 10, 2024. AP

As the New York Yankees gear up for 2024 season opening day, captain Aaron Judge has expressed the team’s collective hunger for redemption after falling short of expectations last year. Speaking to reporters after spring training, Judge emphasized the team’s focus on turning the page on past disappointments and approaching the upcoming season with renewed purpose and determination. The captain added that he can talk about the roster’s strength as much as he wants. But ultimately, what matters is the results in the field. “We got to let our game speak for itself. And that’s what we plan on doing this year,” said Judge. Furthermore, the Yankees captain also hyped up generational talent Juan Soto and laid out heavy expectations.

Aaron Judge confirmed that Juan Soto will play every day and battle through things. “He’s gonna be a gamer. He’s gonna work at-bats, be tough,” said Judge about Soto. Indeed, the dynamic duo of Judge and Soto will set the record straight for the New York Yankees this year. It’s perennial for them to fire with the bat and ensure the offensive production keeps flowing. The duo is touted as two of the strongest hitters in the league. Therefore, expectations will remain high. Overall, as the season unfolds, all eyes will be on Aaron Judge and the Yankees as they strive to turn their redemption aspirations into reality. With each game presenting a new opportunity to prove themselves and silence their critics, the Yanks are primed to write a new chapter of success by hoisting the championship trophy once again.

Judge Likely To Split Time In Left Field This Season

Boone is in his sixth season as Yankees manager. Robert Sabo for NY Post

In a mega change of plans, New York Yankees captain Aaron Judge could be seen in a different avatar this year. As manager, Aaron Boone plans to experiment with Judge on the left field. The outfielder is a seasoned right fielder, having spent considerable time in center field as well. However, the left field remains an unknown territory for Judge.

But regardless, Aaron Boone seems committed to take the plunge. He wants to accommodate Trent Grisham in center field. And therefore on days Grisham is slated to have a game, Aaron Judge will have to move to left field. The manager also tested the plan of motion during spring and was largely happy with the outcome.

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