Let’s not read too much into it, Yankees fans, shall we?
Free agent outfielder Aaron Judge wore a Bucs jersey with his wife, Samantha Brecsik, hanging out with players on the sidelines and in the tunnel during Monday’s Buccaneers-Saints game in Tampa Bay.
2022 American League MVP Mike Evans wore the umpire jersey in support of both extensions following the Bucs’ Oct. 9 win over the Falcons, days after Umpire set the AL home run record .
“Shout out to Aaron Judge, my boy,” Evans said when asked about the form during that October press. “MVP!”
The hulking outfielder was also seen chatting with a defender who knows how to perform.
Judge embraced star quarterback Tom Brady, who left New England for warmer climes and won his sixth Super Bowl title with the team.
It’s unclear what the two talked about, but the 45-year-old signal-caller may have passed on some free agent wisdom.
Judge, a free agent on the MLB market, is in no rush to make a decision. He reportedly accepted A $300 million offer from the YankeesThe Los Angeles Dodgers and his hometown San Francisco Giants are also among the frontrunners.
Small Market Rice? Not a good fit for a high-profile judge, although he seems to have friends in the area if he wants to impress everyone.