Aaron Judge to miss 3 weeks with fractured wrist

New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge suffered a fractured right wrist after being hit by a pitch in Thursday night’s 7-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals at Yankee Stadium.

Judge has a chip fracture in his wrist but surgery has not been recommended, the team said following the game.

He will need about three weeks for the injury to heal, according to the Yankees.

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Judge, serving as the designated hitter Thursday night, was hit by a fastball from Jakob Junis in the first inning but stayed in the game and eventually scored on a sacrifice fly by Giancarlo Stanton.

He got an infield single in the third inning, but was pulled for pinch-hitter Miguel Andujar in the fourth.

Judge won the Home Run Derby last season and made his second straight All-Star Game this year. He is hitting .285 with 26 home runs and 61 RBIs this season.