MLB tells Judge recruiting Machado against rules

Baltimore Orioles' Trey Mancini runs home to score on an RBI double by Manny Machado off Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Tyler Glasnow in the first inning of a spring training baseball game, Friday, March 2, 2018, in Sarasota, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Major League Baseball has told New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge his comments attempting to recruit Baltimore shortstop Manny Machado violate the sport’s tampering rules, and Judge says he has learned the lesson.

When the Yankees played the Orioles in Sarasota on Wednesday, Judge encountered Machado on the field before the game.

”Adding him to our lineup that we’ve already got, it’d be something special,” Judge told reporters. ”I told him, `You’d look…