“People Look to Him a Lot”: New York Yankees’ Star Pitcher Reveals Aaron Judge’s “Strong Presence” in Clubhouse

Published 01/12/2022, 10:00 AM EST
Oct 3, 2021; Bronx, New York, USA; New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge (99) waves to the crowd after his game winning RBI single to defeat the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 and clinch a wildcard playoff spot at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports


The MLB stars have been restricted from meeting their teammates for over a month now, courtesy of the lockout. Amidst the silence, New York Yankees pitcher reflected back on his moments in the clubhouse with Aaron Judge and other stars.

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 Aaron Judge has indeed become the face of the richest MLB franchise, and his teammate Jameson Taillon accounted for the same in his recent interview. Jameson praised Aaron and spilled some other beans on New York Yankees clubhouse culture.

Aaron Judge is the man team looks up to in every situation

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New York Yankees star pitcher Jameson Taillon opened up on his experience in Yankees Club House. Praising Judge for being the Yankees saviour in every situation, he revealed,”To hear Judge talk about hitting or to talk about pitchers we are facing that night, that stuff was fascinating to me. Because I never played with guys that are that advance. Clubhouse culture-wise, Judge definitely has a strong presence, strong voice like he’s huge.”

Oct 2, 2021; Bronx, New York, USA; New York Yankees first baseman Anthony Rizzo (48) is greeted by right fielder Aaron Judge (99) after hitting a solo home run in the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports

Further adding, ”He’s a great player, but he’s also, you know, I think people respect his opinion a lot. People look to him a lot when things aren’t going well and when things are going well.”

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Jameson Taillon also revealed the prankster of the New York Yankees clubhouse

New York Yankees star pitcher Jameson revealed Brett Gardner, aka Gardy, is the clubhouse prankster. ”Definitely Gardy, he keeps it loose, If I go to the bathroom I gotta come back and inspect my drink to make sure it wasn’t messed with,”  he said in the interview.

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Brett Gardner has entered the free agency in 2021, 38-year-old was one of the oldest players on the team. While Aaron Judge is becoming a free agent in 2022, although it’s likely that Yankees will give him an extension; he is undeniably their biggest star currently and has a positive impact on the team as well.

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Shreya Verma

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Shreya Verma is a US Sports writer at EssentiallySports. A post-graduation student in political science, Shreya is also a professional 10m air pistol shooter. Taking after her athlete father, she was naturally inclined towards the athletic life.

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