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 home in his first five matches, he gripped his right calf and played only between 11 August and 16 September.
The two-time All-Star collided with Kansas City’s Jakob Junis pitch in 2018 to a broken bone, limited to 112 games in 2019 and 102 games in 2019 by a strained oblique muscle.
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-handed 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.