Does Aaron Judge want Bryce Harper to be a New York Yankee? It sure seems that way! The team is already full of great hitters, but adding someone like Bryce Harper would make their lineup a pitcher’s worst dream - and baseball fans in New York know that the Yankees rumors are always a hot topic.

The New York Yankees are a team that has a World Series or bust label stamped upon their back every season. 2019 will be no different. So the million dollar question heading into spring training is will they make a last minute offer to Bryce Harper?

Judge all in

If you think Aaron Judge wants nothing to do with sighing a star right fielder you couldn’t be more wrong! According to, Judge feels the polar opposite.

Judge recently told TMZ Sports that if the Yankees still had any chance to obtain superstar free agent Bryce Harper he would be willing to do what it takes to make that possibility a reality.

The Yankees slugger spoke with TMZ on Monday and said that he would seriously consider moving to center field to clear a spot for Harper if indeed the move would help put New York over the top in the Harper sweepstakes.

"Wherever he wants to play, we'll make it work," Judge told TMZ.

He added, "anytime you can add an MVP to a team, it's going to make it better."

Best lineup in 2019?

Just for fun, let’s say the Bombers sign Harper. The positive of course, is you are getting a superstar who is entering his prime. The negative? Now it really is a World Series or bust team! With a lineup that already boasts outfielders Aaron Judge, Aaron Hicks, and DH/corner outfielder Giancarlo Stanton, Harper would make the 2019 offense a possible modern-day Murderers' Row.

One reason that signing Harper is still very much possible for the Yankees? Baseball is the only sport that has no salary cap – and the owners want it that way.

Sure, the Yankees luxury tax would surely go up, but if signing Harper ended in a World Series title or two down the road it would be worth the investment. Add to the fact that last year around this time the Boston Red Sox added JD Martinez, who turned out to be one of the best hitters in the game and a key in helping the Sox capture another World Seris title, signing Harper would seem like a "check-mate" move for the Yankees.

Last season the 26-year-old Harper hit 34 home runs and drove in 100 RBI. Those numbers would most likely be even higher considering 81 games would be played in Yankee Stadium, where the right-field porch is just 318 feet from home plate!

It is going to be an interesting week in New York, that's for sure. The clock is ticking!