Aaron Judge Opens Up on Juan Soto, Praises His “Generational Talent” Hours After Yankees’ Blockbuster Trade

Published 12/07/2023, 10:30 AM EST

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It’s time for celebrations for the New York Yankees. After months of speculations and theories, they have finally traded in Juan Soto. The left-hander’s entry marks a distinct change in the vibe surrounding the Bronx Bombers. Suddenly the doom and gloom has given way to hopes and dreams. Everyone knows things are about to change at Yankee Stadium, from the staff to the players. And the first one to point it out is the Yankees captain – Aaron Judge.

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Judge seems quite happy with the arrival of the Dominican star. The passionate captain was deeply affected by the bad end of the Bronx’s season. He promised fans that talks will be held and changes will be made. This trade vindicates his belief in the Yankees system and can help him lead the team to glory.

Aaron Judge praises Juan Soto on his Yankees’ arrival

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Fans exploded with jubilation when the Soto deal was done and then they began dreaming about the massive possibilities. It seems they aren’t the only ones as even the players are excited to see what Soto offers. He’s entering with a hype that only a few manage to create. And Aaron Judge took notice of it and showed his interest in seeing the talent that the Childish Bambino possesses.

As the tweet indicates, FOX5NY reported that Judge was excited about playing with Soto. He said, “He’s a generational talent. His track record and his stats speak for themselves. Everybody in the Yankee Universe is pretty excited to have him on board.”

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Judge’s praises show the excitement with which the Yankees roster is looking at Soto. But there were many more comments about this trade. For instance, Soto’s agent Scott Boras called him and Judge “Gotham’s new dynamic duo.” Well! They certainly are the heroes that the Yankees need and deserve. The whole franchise is filled with glee on his arrival.

But as it stands the journey isn’t over. Other than the fact that the Yankees would want to extend Soto’s stay to more than just a year, they have other things to focus on.

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Yoshinobu Yamamoto and other urgent needs of the Yankees

On Monday, the New York Yankees will meet their new prime target – Yoshinobu Yamamoto. So if things go according to plan, we might see Yamamoto and Soto wear pinstripes in the same season. Could this be the start of something great for the Yankees?

But even after that, they’ll have to figure out a way to accommodate right fielders Soto and Judge in their outfield. With Judge being the most likely to move to the center, how will the Bronx minimize his risk of injuries?

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The Yankees staff sure has a lot to work on.

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Written by:

Sanskar Dubey

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“Rigidity leads to demise, while adaptability paves the path to vitality." Driven by a deep passion for sports, I’m glad I found baseball. Now serving as an MLB writer at EssentiallySports, I love to write about the thrilling tussle between the National League and American League throughout the season, although I may have a fondness for a particular Yankees icon named Alex Rodriguez.
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Arunima Bhanot

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