The star player of the New York team missed practice for the second day in a row due to neck discomfort.
Ten days from the start of the 2020 campaign of the Major League Baseball, Aaron Judge added a new concern in New York Yankees when he was absent from training for the second consecutive day.
The New York cast will star in one of the two duels that will be played on the opening day (July 23), during the match against the reigning champion Washington Nationals. The other crossover will feature the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants.
On the side of the stellar hitter, 28 years old and elected Rookie of the Year in the American League in 2017, he accumulated two with neck discomfort, which marginalized him from the preparation.
“It seemed prudent not to demand him today (Sunday),” said Yankees manager Aaron Boone, in remarks reported by the official MLB site in Spanish.
For the Californian, injuries have been common in recent years, since in March he had fractured a rib, last year he suffered a sprained left oblique and, back in 2018, he suffered a fracture in his right wrist from a ball.
In any case, the strategist played down this condition. “I don’t think it is something that will keep him away for a long time,” said the man who will guide his team with a new practice this Monday and who hopes to have Judge as much as possible by Tuesday.
On Saturday the 18th, the Yankees will face their Mets pair in the first preparatory duel on the way to a peculiar season.
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