Yankees: Aaron Judge and NYY Teammates Land in NYC to Resume Season

Aaron Judge, Tyler Wade, Mike Ford, and a Yankees dog have landed in NYC.

It may still be quite a while before the best fans in baseball get a chance to watch their New York Yankees in person, but we’ve moved one step closer to the good stuff on Saturday.

If you’re a regular troller of Tyler Wade’s Instagram (and who isn’t?!), you immediately flagged the picture carousel he posted on Saturday.

The first photo is just Wade, a plane, and a ridiculous outfit (really, Tyler?), but the second photo features the good stuff: Aaron Judge and his newborn fro, as well as Mike Ford and his good baseball dog, taking the ride back to NYC in order to get this thing started.

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New York we’re back ✈️

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HIT! THAT! MUSIC!

Simple caption. Simple Geotag. Very emotional, overall.

If all goes according to plan, these three, along with the rest of the 30-man roster, will have to fly to Washington, DC to take on Max Scherzer and the Nationals in the season opener. That schedule is pending some last-minute adjustments by the league and by individual teams, but having a power-packed opener matchup is certainly what MLB would prefer.

This is the latest great sign for Aaron Judge’s season, which was certainly shrouded in more doubt a few weeks ago. At the end of May, he still hadn’t started taking hacks, according to hitting coach Marcus Thames. Now, he’s reportedly going 100%, and clearly intends to resume training with his teammates July 1 in the big city.

Happy to answer your other important questions here too, though: Mike Ford’s dog is named Carter. He’s a 1.5-year-old Golden, and his parents brought him to camp with the Yankees earlier in the year, too. Seems like he was ready for a second chance to impress the top brass in time for the summer.

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Best of luck to Carter — this could be the year he cops the Golden Glove.

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I’ll show myself out and head over to the trash pile where T-Wade keeps his plane ‘fits.

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