New York Yankees star player Aaron Judge is dealing with a ligament tear in his toe and not just a sprain. It was Judge himself who reported the information to the media on Saturday.
Judge also indicated that he still feels pain when he walks.
Since that injury on June 4, the Yankees have maintained Judge had a sprained toe.
Yankees manager Aaron Boone noted that while there was no timeline for Judge’s return to play, he has been making progress recently.
“He is able to do more balance and strength exercises. He’s quietly doing things he couldn’t do four or five days ago,” Boone said.
Judge set the All-American record for most homers in a season last year with 62 homers. MLB’s most valuable player, he had a .311 batting average and led MLB in runs scored (133), home runs, RBIs (131) and attendance percentage. trails (.425).
This season, he is batting .291 with 19 homers and 40 RBIs in 49 games. The Yankees are 31-19 when he’s in the lineup and 10-16 when he’s out.