Judge gets $8.5M from Yankees; Paxton $12.5M, Sánchez $5M

Yankees player Aaron Judge named American League Rookie of the Year
Posted at 9:23 PM, Jan 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-10 21:23:40-05

Aaron Judge agreed to an $8.5 million, one-year contract with the New York Yankees, who also reached a $12.5 million deal with left-hander James Paxton and a $5 million agreement with catcher Gary Sánchez.

Judge hit .272 with 27 homers and 55 RBIs in 102 games.

Paxton went 15-6 with a 3.82 ERA in his first season after the Yankees acquired him from Seattle, going 10-0 in his final 11 regular-season starts.

Sánchez batted .232 with 34 homers and 77 RBIs.

New reached deals with all nine players eligible for salary arbitration.