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This Yanks slugger will be back soon

This Yanks slugger is coming back

This story is taken from Bu Ryan Hodge’s Yankees beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And SUBSCRIBE to get it in your inbox regularly.

Harrison Bader introduces himself to New York after enjoying one of the most productive Octobers in franchise history, with the Yankees and Guardians last fall He hit five home runs against the Astros and joined an elite team. The center fielder can’t wait to create his encore.

Most of the spring due to left oblique With a strain, Bud returned to action, played a few minor league rehab games against Double-A Somerset and is set to join Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday.

“I feel good,” Bud said . “I’ve checked all the boxes in my rehab to get back on the field and play. I’m looking forward to getting out there, getting my game ready, and helping the Bronx team win some baseball games.”

Yankees have a conservative plan to ease1996 – Year-old Budd returns to the pinstripes, manager Aaron Boone says the organization wants to see him go nine straight before being activated Contest.

Boone says Bud doesn’t expect Join the major league clubs against the Rangers in the upcoming series (April 04-28) or Guardian (May 1-3). Early schedules suggest a May 5-7 series against the Rays at Tropicana Field could go ahead.

“Any time you get a chance to put on a uniform, Whether it’s in Double-A, Triple-A or the big leagues, you’re really lucky,” Bader said. “I’m grateful for the people around me who helped me get better and get back on the field.”

Budd was acquired from the Cardinals at last year’s Aug. 2 trade deadline, a swap that initially caused many observers to scratch their heads. The Yankees traded left-hander Jordan Montgomery for Bud, who is wearing a walking boot during a long recovery from right plantar fasciitis.

but the yankees medical team believes bud Will be healthy in September and the playoffs, that’s what happened.

Bud hit.28/.429/.429(10-for-19) Eight runs, five home runs and six RBIs during the playoffs, joining Reggie Jackson (at five hours in , Bernie Williams (in 2009), Alex Rodriguez (six hours at 1977) and Giancarlo Stanton (at 1996 was the only Yankees to hit at least 5 homers in a single playoff game.

“I’m just playing my game , really comfortable being around me and being with my teammates,” Budd said. “I’m in a very healthy position. When you put those things together, you can go out there and relax and play your game. I certainly have the ability to play good baseball. It really just comes back to how you feel about the game full of confidence in every aspect of the business.”




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