Sources: Aaron Judge’s two-day Giants visit includes Steph Curry calling

SAN FRANCISCO — Shortly before 8 p.m. Tuesday, just hours after Aaron Judge’s two-day meeting with the Giants ended, Jock Pederson opened his Instagram account and posted a photo of the hero in a Giants jersey, along with the message, “We’re ready when you’re of age.” 99″. Brandon Crawford and Logan Webb quickly shared the story, but in trying to convince the best player in the American League to leave the New York Yankees for his hometown team, the Giants don’t just rely on their superstars.

As part of their home field, the Giants have put Judge in touch with Steve Curry’s camp, hoping the two superstars can communicate while Judge weighs his decision, sources tell NBC Sports Bay Area. If all goes according to plan, they will soon be playing in the same San Francisco neighborhood.

Judge arrived in town Monday and met with Giants officials for two days. Talks began Monday night at Oracle Park, where Judge and his agent dined with CEO Larry Bayer, president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi, manager Gabe Kapler and other members of the organization. The Giants continued to meet Judge for most of Tuesday.

The visit is Judge’s first known meeting with a team other than the Yankees, but a source said the Giants expect him to hear from others in the coming days and expect the NL West rival Los Angeles Dodgers to participate as well. While Judge has mostly kept a low profile since the end of the season, he signaled last week that he was too early in the process, saying he was looking forward to getting started after becoming a free agent for the first time.

“I don’t know how fast it’s going or how slow it’s going, but there are teams we’ve talked to,” he said after being voted AL MVP. “For me, if we’re going to build a winning team, if I can have it [my contract] Out of the way so they can move on or add more pieces, I think that’s an advantage.”

The Giants have other holes to fill and have been in touch with free tackle agents, linebackers and starting pitchers. Their Plan B is the top of the loaded Shortstop category, but Judge is their focus right now, and they’re said to be doing everything they can to put on a compelling show. At least, they have the location and timing on their side this time around.

In recent years, Giants officials have visited Los Angeles to lure Shohei Ohtani and Las Vegas to meet with Bryce Harper, but Judge is a native of Linden, a small town about 100 miles from Oracle Park. His first visit to recruiting brought him home just before Thanksgiving.

On Monday, the MLB Network caught Judge checking into a hotel in downtown San Francisco. When asked what he was doing, the judge smiled and winked.

He said, “Visiting some family and friends.” “Thats all about it.”

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He later visits Oracle Park, and the Giants are hoping to make a great impression on a player who will solve many of their problems on and off the field.

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