Yankees' Cashman: Judge will be 'down for a while'
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The New York Yankees don't have an exact timetable for the return of injured outfielder Aaron Judge, but what general manager Brian Cashman does know is that he's going to be out more than two weeks.

"We're not going to be able to put a timetable on it," Cashman said on WFAN, according to MLB.com's Bryan Hoch. "He does have a significant injury, so he's going to be down for a while. A while would be past that two-week timeframe, but in terms of trying to frame it and what it's going to be, I think we'll get a better feel for this thing as we move forward."

Judge hurt his left oblique on Saturday while hitting against the Kansas City Royals and was placed on the injured list the following day. His ailment is the latest blow to a Yankees lineup that's missing several other important players.

"He has a significant strain there. Because of that, it's going to be a while," Cashman reiterated. "At the end of the day, we're going to have to repackage and plug and play with what we've got and evaluate if anything presents itself from outside. In the meantime, that allows us to tread water or excel. Our job is to find a way regardless of what the circumstance is."

This is the third time Judge has landed on the injured list over his career. He suffered from a similar oblique injury to his right side in 2016. He also missed nearly eight weeks of the 2018 season with a chip fracture in his right wrist.

The 26-year-old was hitting .288/.404/.521 with five home runs and 11 RBIs in 20 games prior to the injury.

Yankees' Cashman: Judge will be 'down for a while'
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