Aaron Judge: MLB's Top Free Agent Signs Massive Contract

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According to a source close with the negotiations, Aaron Judge has decided to

sign a $360 million, nine-year contract with the New York Yankees.

Because the deal had not yet been disclosed, the individual spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday.

Judge will receive the highest average yearly salary for a position player, $40 million per season.

The agreement is the third-largest in baseball history,behind Mike Trout's $426.5 million contract with

With 62 home runs, Judge established an American League record and

contributed to the Yankees winning the AL East in 2022.

He was tied for the major league lead in RBIs with 131 and

came very close to winning the Triple Crown with a.311 batting average.