Aaron Judge’s new bargain-rate contract works out to roughly $ 12,000 per home run from last season.
Judge, the reigning AL Rookie of the Year and MVP runner-up after belting 52 homers in his first full season with the Yanks, has agreed to a one-year deal worth $ 622,300 for 2018, according to the Associated Press. Judge, 25, earned $ 544,500 as a rookie and is not eligible for salary arbitration until after the 2019 season.
Luis Severino ($ 604,975), Jordan Montgomery ($ 580,450), Greg Bird ($ 582,000) and Tyler Austin ($ 558,600) also agreed on one-year deals.
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