“There are other things that are important to me.”
On the 22nd (Korean time), Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees shared his feelings about participating in the World Baseball Classic (WBC) and his goals for this season through an interview with FOX Sports, a local American media outlet. told about 토토사이트
He expressed his confidence, saying, “It is a great honor to participate as the US national team. I will contribute to the WBC USA championship.”
Still, Judge said, “But there is one more important thing to me: the Yankees win.”
Judge played in 157 games last season, batting average of 0.311, hitting 62 homers and 131 RBIs, and became the American League MVP.
In particular, he achieved a personal career high by breaking the American League record of 61 homers in one season, which was set by Roger Maris of the Yankees in 1961, in 61 years.
After the season ended, he signed a new contract with the Yankees for 9 years, $360 million as a free agent.
Judge was also named the Yankees’ new captain. It is the first time in 10 years that the Yankees have appointed a captain since Derek Jeter in 2013.
“I will be a voice for the team on and off the field, and I will continue to work towards our goal of winning again in New York,” Judge said.
He continued, “My priority is always the Yankees. I will try to lead the team well.”