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Aaron Judge has baseball’s most popular jersey of 2018

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Major League Baseball just released its annual list of which players have the most popular jersey as measured by sales of Majestic-brand official on-field replica sales. The leader for the season: Aaron Judge. In fact, it’s his second consecutive season with the most popular player jersey.

Jose Altuve is second on the list, followed by Javier Baez, Clayton Kershaw and Mookie Betts. Betts and Baez each shot seven spaces up the list from last year. Ronald Acuña made the list at number 20, becoming the youngest player to make the list since MLB began keeping track of such things eight years ago. Shohei Ohtani is the highest-ranking rookie, at number eight.

Here’s the whole crew:

1. Aaron Judge, New York Yankees
2. Jose Altuve, Houston Astros
3. Javier Báez, Chicago Cubs
4. Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers
5. Mookie Betts, Boston Red Sox
6. Anthony Rizzo, Chicago Cubs
7. Kris Bryant, Chicago Cubs
8. Shohei Ohtani, Los Angeles Angels
9. Giancarlo Stanton, New York Yankees
10. Yadier Molina, St. Louis Cardinals
11. Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels
12. Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants
13. Bryce Harper, Washington Nationals
14. Freddie Freeman, Atlanta Braves
15. Cody Bellinger, Los Angeles Dodgers
16. Andrew Benintendi, Boston Red Sox
17. George Springer, Houston Astros
18. Francisco Lindor, Cleveland Indians
19. Carlos Correa, Houston Astros
20. Ronald Acuña Jr., Atlanta Braves

Nathan Eovaldi likely to be activated this weekend

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Red Sox pitcher Nathan Eovaldi is likely to be activated from the 10-day injured list this weekend and will join the bullpen, per Justin Leger of NBC Sports Boston.

Eovaldi, 29, had a superb postseason showing with the Red Sox last year, including a six-inning relief appearance in Game 3 of the World Series. That propelled him to ink a four-year, $68 million contract with the Red Sox in December.

Eovaldi underwent athroscopic surgery in April to remove loose bodies in his elbow and has been out ever since. He had allowed 14 earned runs on 21 hits and 11 walks with 16 strikeouts in 21 innings prior to going on the IL.

The Red Sox bullpen has been middling at best this season, owning a composite 4.55 ERA. Six different relievers have accrued saves, none more than Ryan Brasier‘s seven and he was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket earlier this week. It’s quite possible Eovaldi finds himself closing out games down the stretch.