Friday is the deadline for New York Yankees and AL MVP Aaron Judge the first half is possible. The 30-year-old midfielder walks into someone else’s day Hero’s Night in the Bronx and in negotiations with his longtime employer about his salary for the remainder of the 2022 campaign.
After a initial report When Judges rejected the Yankees’ $19 million offer, the two eventually came to an agreement to avoid arbitration.
The judge is eligible to buy some extra points depending on how the rest of the year goes for both him and the team as a whole.
The three-time All-Star and former AL Rookie of the Year looks to be the favorite for the AL MVP. Judges are currently passing the preliminary round in terms of home runs (27), runs scored (58) and total chances (171). Many baseball fans and Yankees aficionados have recently speculated whether Judge will break the franchise’s one-season record (61) set by Roger Maris in 1961.
Aside from the power numbers, Judge also posted an elite .304 / .379,658 slash line and brought New York to best record in baseball so far. Bronx bombers entered Friday night with a number 52-18.