New York Yankees star outfielder and reigning American League MVP Aaron Judge doesn’t believe he’s the best player in baseball.

“I’ve got (Mike) Trout and (Shohei) Ohtani above me. Ohtani is doing both pitching and hitting, and Trout wins an MVP every other year. I’ve got some work to do,” Judge said amid a three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels, according to Jon Heyman of the New York Post.

Judge won MVP last year after hitting an AL-record 62 homers. The 30-year-old prevented Ohtani from winning the award in back-to-back campaigns after the Japanese superstar was rewarded for his jaw-dropping two-way game in 2021. Meanwhile, Trout is a three-time MVP and 10-time All-Star.

Gerrit Cole, who’s Judge’s teammate, is also in awe of Ohtani’s unique skill set.

“I wish I was a kid coming up. What an inspiration that is for people that strive to do that,” Cole said.

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