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Yankees Aaron Judge Will Get ‘couple days’ Off

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The New York Yankees are giving slumping slugger Aaron Judge a timeout according to manager Joe Girardi.

Sunk deep in the midst of a 2-month slump, Girardi said that Judge will receive “a couple of days off” to try to shake his slump and get his swing back.

Since winning the Home Run Derby Judge has bottomed out, batting a horrid .179 (26 of 145) with 7 homers, 16 RBIs and 65 strikeouts.

Judge has seen his average drop from .329 to .280 and he has struck out in a single-season record 37 consecutive games.

The Yankees are hoping the break will get Judge back on track in time for the postseason run.

 

 

 

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Blue Jays Calling Up Cavan Biggio

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The Toronto Blue Jays are calling up second base prospect Cavan Biggio to the majors for the very first time on Friday, according to ESPN.

Biggio, the son of Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, has performed well for Triple A Buffalo this season, posting a .306/.440/.507 slash line.

Toronto selected Biggio, 24, in the fifth round of the 2016 draft.

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Royals Assign Drew Storen To Double-A

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The Kansas City Royals have assigned former big-league reliever Drew Storen to Double-A Northwest Arkansas, according to Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette’s Paul Boyd.

Storen, who inked a minor league deal with the Royals back in February of this year, is attempting a comeback, as he hasn’t pitched in the majors since playing for the Cincinnati Reds back in 2017.

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Neil Ramirez Accepts Outright Assignment With Indians

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Cleveland Indians reliever Neil Ramirez will remain within the organization after clearing outright waivers and accepting an assignment to Triple-A, according to an official team announcement.

Ramirez landed a one-year, $1 million deal with the Indians this offseason, avoiding arbitration.

Ramirez, 29, has struggled during the 2019 season and maybe a stint in Triple A will help him work things out.

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