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Video: Aaron Judge’s bat may be slumping, but his arm isn’t

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Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge has struggled offensively to start the second half, but his arm certainly isn’t slumping. He showed off his cannon on Monday night, nailing Brian Dozier at the plate in the bottom of the third inning.

With the bases loaded, Miguel Sano hit a fly ball to Judge in right field. Despite not having much momentum going towards home plate, Judge fired off a 97.7 MPH throw to catcher Austin Romine to complete the double play.

As of this writing, Judge is 0-for-2 with a strikeout. But at least he has an outfield assist.

Report: Momentum in talks between Mariners, Jon Jay

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MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand reports that there is some momentum in talks between the Mariners and free agent outfielder Jon Jay.

Jay, 32, hit .296/.374/.375 in 433 plate appearances with the Cubs last season, which is adequate. He’s heralded more for his defense and his ability to play all three outfield spots.

The Mariners are losing center fielder Jarrod Dyson to free agency and likely don’t want to rely on Guillermo Heredia next season, hence the interest in Jay. The free agent class for center fielders is otherwise relatively weak.