Aaron Judge’s return to the Yankees lineup isn’t exactly imminent, but the All-Star outfielder’s bid to return to the Bronx is gaining serious momentum.
The Yankees have suffered quite a few injuries this season, but no absence impacts the team on and off the field like Aaron Judge. Fortunately for the Bronx Bombers, their spiritual leader is progressing steadily toward a return to the Majors.
According to manager Aaron Boone, Judge could be slated to begin his rehabilitation stint in the Minors within the next couple of days. More importantly, the towering outfielder might begin his work all the way up in AAA. That’s a transparent signal that the group is comfy accelerating Choose’s rehabilitation timeline.
That’s nice information for a staff that’s been floundering a bit as of late. The Yankees are nonetheless in first place within the AL East, however they’re solely 4-6 of their final 10 video games. A lot of the blame concerning the staff’s slide is because of the struggles of the beginning rotation, nevertheless it’s clear including Choose again to the lineup might give this staff an actual enhance of energy.
Choose, after all, isn’t the one Yankee outfielder who’s closing in on a return to the large leagues. Giancarlo Stanton has already begun his rehabilitation work in Florida. There’s an opportunity he and Judge could join up to play together in AAA as early as this weekend. That might place each gamers to return to the big-league membership throughout New York’s upcoming residence stand.
The Yankees group actually isn’t going to push both participant again into the lineup too rapidly, however staff officers can’t wait to see each Stanton and Choose again in Boone’s batting order each day. The return of Choose, specifically, would possibly occur before anybody thought was attainable only a few weeks in the past.