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MLB: Aaron Judge homers for win in ninth against Blue Jayx

Tuesday, May 10, 2022. 10:54 p.m.

NEW YORK — Aaron Judge hit a three-run homer in the ninth and the New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Tuesday.

Judge hit the long ball at the expense of Jordan Romano (1-2). The latter had gotten himself into trouble by giving up two walks after one out.

Judge leads major league baseball with 10 shots this season.

Romano struck out Isiah Kiner-Falefa on a run, before walking Jose Trevino and DJ LeMahieu. Judge then sent the ball well over the left field fence.

George Springer hit a solo homer for the Jays, who have lost their last three games.

Springer also got a single. He’s hitting .400 in four games (six for 15).

Giancarlo Stanton tied the score 3-3 with a three-run homer in the sixth. LeMahieu and Judge were on the trails.

In the eighth, Toronto took the lead thanks to a one-point double from Lourdes Gurriel and a sacrifice ball from Alejandro Kirk.

Yusei Kikuchi of the Blue Jays went well in five and a third innings, allowing two runs and two hits. He struck out seven batters.

Wandy Peralta (1-0) pitched in the top of the ninth inning.

The two clubs will meet again on Wednesday, starting at 12:35 p.m.

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