Judge activated by Yankees, not ready to hit
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ESPN News Services
Judge will be available for baserunning purposes and in the outfield, as needed, while he continues his rehab from a chip fracture in his right wrist.
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“With the roster, it makes some sense to have him available to, if there’s a spot where we can get him in, to run the bases or play some defense,” Boone said. “He’s getting real close to being an option for us.”
Boone told reporters that the team is a couple of days from making a decision on at-bats for Judge in a simulated game, a step before he will hit in a game. The Yankees want Judge to work off any rust before the postseason.
“It’s about hopefully getting him enough at-bats to where he can kind of knock off some of that rust, and