When they agreed to a one-year contract worth $ 10,175,000 on Friday, the Ariel judge and the New York Yankees’ slugging avoided arbitration.
Judge began his third straight injury-hamper season since winning the 2017 American League Rookie of the Year award, scoring 257 hits with 101 batters and nine homers in 28 games and 22 RBIs. After staying at home in his first five matches, he gripped his right calf and only played between 11 August and 16 September.
The two-time All-Star was limited to 112 games in 2019 with a broken bone colliding with the pitch of Kansas City’s Jakob Junis in 2018 and 102 matches by a strained oblique muscle in 2019.
He earned $ 3,148,148 in prior year’s payments from an $ 8.5 million salary. The judges are eligible for free agency after the 2022 season.
New York catcher Gary Sanchez ($ 6.35 million), first baseman Luke Voight ($ 4.7 million), third baseman Jio Urshela ($ 4.65 million), shortstop Gelber Torres ($ 4 million), right-hander reliever Chad Green ($ 2.15 million) Arrived at the deal with. , Left-hander Jordan Montgomery ($ 2.13 million) and outfielder Clint Frazier ($ 2.1 million).
No Yankee is eligible for arbitration.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.