New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge has been out of the lineup since early June with a toe injury, and even when he was selected for this year’s MLB All-Star Game, he announced. on Sunday that he will not participate.
Judge wrote in a series of tweets that he will be taking summer vacation to focus on rehabbing his injury.
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«I wanted to take the time to thank all the fans who voted me a starter for the 2023 Seattle Game of Stars,» he tweeted. «I feel truly blessed to be included in this group of outstanding players; it is an honor to be among those names. Unfortunately, I will not be traveling to Seattle.»
«I plan to take this time to heal and rehabilitate so I can get back on the field for my team and all of you. Once again, I can’t thank the MLB fans enough – you are all a huge part of what makes this.» . I play such a great game, and I can’t wait to play again.»
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Judge crashed into the outfield wall of Dodger Stadium on June 3, injuring his toe in the process. It is later revealed that he tore a ligament.
He suggested that he would postpone the surgery until at least the offseason. He said a big part of his rehabilitation will be regaining the ability to run at full speed.
«He doesn’t feel very good,» Judge said Tuesday.
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«I don’t think it ever feels normal. I can move pretty well, but any injury, [it can bother you for] a year or two or three years. … You never know how you are going to feel.”