Aaron Judge Injury Update: 'It's Still Fractured'

For Yankees star Aaron Judge, it's still a waiting game with his fractured wrist. The discomfort is still there and the fracture still hasn't healed, Judge said Thursday night.

Judge remained out with the injury in the Yankees 7-3 win over the Texas Rangers at Yankee Stadium but after the game he talked to reporters, explaining that his comeback may be a bit slower than some hope.

""There's going to be discomfort for a while," Judge said, according to NJ.com. "It's still fractured. So, [we're] going to wait until it heals up, and I guess I'll move forward with some throwing and stuff like that."

Judge said his progress is "day-to-day," all based upon his level of discomfort. 

Hope among Yankee fans was stoked earlier Thursday when Judge ran the bases before the team's home game. Yankees manager Aaron Boone told reporters he didn't have a timetable for Judge's return but it would be determined by the player's range of motion with his wrist.

The 26-year-old Judge went on the Yankees' disabled list on July 27 after he was hit by a 93-mile-per-hour fastball from Royals pitcher Jakob Junis.

Judge, who played collegiately at Fresno State, is a big, strong outfielder for the Yankees, standing 6-foot-7, weighing 282 pounds. He is batting .285 with 26 home runs in his second full season in New York.

The Yankees have missed his presence. The team has a 72-42 record but is only 7-6 since he went on the disabled list.

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