Reports of NBA superstar Stephen Curry playing a hand in MVP Aaron Judge’s free agency have left the MLB world confused

Aaron Judge made his Pinstripes debut in 2016. After a quiet first season, no one saw the outfielder’s true potential until the 2017 season. In 2017 in particular, Judge successfully developed a brand new vision of his skills by hitting 52 home runs and winning the AL Rookie of the Year award.

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Six years after his debut, Aaron Judge was the face of New York, off to a fruitful start to his career. Subsequently, the Pinstripes front office offered the racket a seven-year extension worth $213.5 million. However, Richter expected a larger and longer offer from the Americans. This led to him turning down the contract and entering free agency after the 2022 MLB season.

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What Aaron Judge accomplished in 2022 shocked the entire MLB community. With 62 home runs and a new American League record, Judge built a whole new fan base, especially after stepping into the free hand and stepping into 2022 at a great risk to himself.

The Giants are doing everything they can to bring Aaron Judge back home

As a result, Judge walked out of the 2022 season with a long list of applicants, with his debut team, the Yankees, topping the list. However, growing up in the Bay Area, San Francisco has always felt special to Judge. Coincidentally, the Giants also entered the bidding war. And recently they called the acting AL MVP to San Francisco to discuss a possible future.

Not only that, the Giants are doing everything they can to bring the outfielder home. In accordance with this and as reported of B/R Walk-Off, the Giants sparked a conversation between Aaron Judge and NBA star Steph Curry’s camp, stating that the interaction could end up influencing Aaron Judge’s decision to sign with the Giants could.

Notably, Curry plays for the Warriors, another San Francisco-based team.

Here’s how fans reacted to San Francisco’s relentless pursuit of Aaron Judge:

With two significant and wealthy pursuers, the ball is now in Aaron Judge’s hands to make a decision.

Is this bad news for New Yorkers?

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With 27 World Championship rings, the Yankees are the most successful MLB franchise in all of North America. However, it has been 13 years since the Pinstripes have made a World Series appearance. And given their history, that’s disappointing to say the least. What’s more alarming is their constant post-season suffocation.

And with a potential departure from Aaron Judge, that problem is only going to get worse.

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There is a strong and active battle between the Yankees and the Giants. Who will be more convincing? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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