The 2018 season was an abbreviated one for Aaron Judge, who missed significant time with a wrist injury. But according to the New York Yankees slugger himself, that’s no longer an issue.
Speaking to Jack Curry of the YES Network, Judge gave an overwhelmingly positive prognosis in regards to his wrist.
Judge said he’s fully healed from his fractured wrist. “It feels like it never even happened,” he said.
— Jack Curry (@JackCurryYES) February 19, 2019
This will be welcome news for the Yankees and their fans. Judge’s injury cost him nearly two months of the regular season. He was hit by a pitch in a late-July game and didn’t return until well into September.
Upon his return, Judge was not the player we’d grown used to seeing. He hit only .220/.333/.341 with one home run in 41 at-bats over 13 games.
If Judge is indeed healthy and remains so through the 2019 season, the Yankees will be on a very short list of World Series favorites.