The New York Yankees breathed a sigh of relief. This is because the injury of Aaron Judge (31), the leading hitter, was found to be relatively light.
The Associated Press reported on the 30th (Korean time) that the “Yankees captain” is suffering from a mild hip joint sprain, and manager Aaron Boone continued to watch his condition until the weekend and asked whether last year’s American League MVP (AL MVP) was listed on the injured list (IL). said that it intends to decide on
Head coach Boone said, “Looking at the big picture, there seems to be good news” ahead of the game against the Texas Rangers. He added, “But we want to make sure we are doing the right thing for him and the team.”
Judge has not played in the opening game of a three-game series between the Yankees and Rangers on the 28th (27th local time) after being removed from right field in the bottom of the fourth inning with hip pain after striking out in the first two at-bats.
He attempted to steal third base in the second inning against the Minnesota Twins on the 27th, his 31st birthday.
As the pain, which was initially considered light, continued, Judge underwent an MRI of the right hip.
Boone explained that Judge has shown great progress over the past two days in treatment. He said, “Judge, a major league representative, wanted to play on the day, but the team blocked his baseball activities.”스포츠토토
Boone said he’ll wait to see if he’ll be put on the 10-day injured list after watching over the weekend or if he’s ready to play next week.
Judge, who hit 62 homers last season, the most in an AL single season, has a batting average of 0.261 with 6 homers and 14 RBIs in 26 games this year. He played in all Yankees games until he was removed from the lineup on the 29th and 30th.