New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge has been the talk of the town ever since he refused the team\’s offer. The slugger decided to bet himself by entering the free agency. Ever since then, it has been a like a race among some of the biggest MLB teams to get Aaron on their roaster. Experts say that after the kind of season Judge had, it would not be a surprise if he were to bag a deal of over 300 million USD. Meanwhile, Aaron Judge has revealed that free agency has been a ride for him, and he is certainly enjoying it along with his family.
Aaron Judge Is Enjoying Free Agency!
The star outfielder for the New York Yankees, Aaron Judge, is presently experiencing a minor dilemma. After rejecting the original contract extension offer made by the Yankees, the most recent American League MVP enters free agency. According to several reports, Judge and Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner have had fruitful discussions regarding the record-breaking MVP remaining in New York.
2022 saw an incredible season for Aaron Judge. With 62 home runs, he surpassed Hall of Famers Roger Maris and Babe Ruth to set a new record for most Home runs in one American League season. He topped the MLB in each category with 391 total bases, 1.111 OPS, 131 RBIs, and 133 runs scored. Judge also showed that he had skills more than just hitting balls out of the park. He had a 15.9% walk rate overall, so he understood when to leave them.
Meanwhile, the California native was named American League MVP with 28 votes out of 30. Therefore, it is expected that it would certainly be a positive impact on his lavish deal. Recently an MLB writer named Brain Hoch shared a Tweet about how Judge is feeling. In the Tweet, he quoted Judge saying that the entire free agent thing has been thrilling for him and his family.
Part of the Tweet read, \”It\’s still pretty early, and a lot of stuff doesn\’t start kicking up until the Winter Meetings in December. But it\’s going to be a fun process that my family and I will definitely enjoy.\”
Moreover, Judge understands the importance of his contract. It will decide his future in the MLB after all. Therefore, he would not make a decision in haste. Judge wants to discuss all the offers he has on the table and then think about them before moving ahead. Yesterday, reports suggested that Judge is in San Francisco and he is going to meet the Giants. On the other hand, the Yankees are already making every possible effort to get back Judge. Meanwhile, we should not forget that the Dodgers are also not out of the race yet.