Ask him about himself, and Aaron Judge will smile and put his head down, hesitate, grope for the right answer like a bashful kid whose parents have been bragging about him.
"I just try to have fun with everything," Judge said. "I'm getting paid to play a kid's game. It's pretty awesome what I get to do every day."
Ask Aaron Judge about a teammate, especially one who needs support, and he stands straight up, voice deep. That you're talking to a 6-foot-7, 275-pound man of exceptional strength is now apparent.
"We're his teammates," he barks after Dellin Betances suffered through a miserable game. "We have his back."