The homers keep coming for Aaron Judge

This time, though, it was the visiting Judge who received the cheers, thanks in great part to the well-traveled Yankees fans.Judge, who grew up in Linden, Calif. – almost 400 miles north of Anaheim – blasted a tie-breaking, two-run homer to right field that traveled 438 feet with one out in the eighth inning, enabling the Yankees to beat the Angels 5-3 and increase their winning streak to six on Monday night at Angel Stadium. New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, right, of Japan, hands the ball to manager Joe Girardi during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Monday, June 12, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif.The New York Yankees have a long and storied history of super stars smashing home runs, but this year’s version of the Bronx Bombers may become the best the franchise has ever seen.Carrasco (6-3) was pulled after Todd Frazier’s two-run double cut Cleveland’s lead to one. The final score over the three-game set was 38-8 Yankees, and that’s all I really have to say about that.”I feel like I know why my command is not there”, Tanaka said.”So I was just kind of going into the next inning trying to help the team somehow”. Severino went seven innings, with one earned, and eight strikeouts.”I think it’s very important that we get these wins against teams that are right behind us”, Hicks said.New York Yankees’ Aaron Judge watches his seventh-inning, two-run, home run in a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in New York, Sunday, June 11, 2017. After a single and two walks loaded the bases with one out, Sandy Leon struck out.The Yankees shortstop extended his career-best hitting streak to 14 games with four hits.Cobb (5-5), coming off a start Saturday at Seattle in which he allowed nine runs and 14 hits over five innings, gave up one run and four hits.He also leads the American League in runs batted in (47) and batting average (.344), ESPN noted. (Now he’s at.347, but he trails the Mariners’ Nelson Cruz in RBIs, 50-49.) Judge entered the night ranked second in the big leagues in OBP (.450), slugging (.718) and OPS (1.168).He has the vote of Yankees left fielder Brett Gardner, who on Sunday said, “He is leading the league in All-Star votes, and if the MVP were voted on today, he’d win that, too”.Following the Oriole being swept by the Yankees over the weekend, FiveThirtyEight.com gives the Orioles a 15 percent chance of reaching the playoffs. They got Tillman for six runs in the first innings. Dellin Betances would be asked to get a four-out save and get a four-out save he did. He added a scorching 116-mph two-run double in the fifth inning, making him the only player in the Statcast Era with multiple hits of 116 miles per hour or more in the same game. The season series is split at five games apiece and the home team is 7-3. “You just want to go there and attack and throw your good pitches”. He has lost his last three starts and was hit hard by the Yankees on May 30 in Baltimore, allowing five runs and seven hits – three homers – in 2 2/3 innings. “They got a nice ballclub over there, so we’re going to have to really fight for it”.Tanaka, who had allowed 11 home runs in his last 22 2⁄3 innings and 17 in 66 innings this season, gave up yet another homer on his third pitch of the game, a drive by Kole Calhoun.CHICAGO – Rockies closer Greg Holland walked the bases loaded in the ninth inning before escaping, and Colorado held off the Chicago Cubs for their season-high sixth win in a row. A two-seam fastball is a pitch that Tillman’s rarely used throughout his career, but this season, Tillman has installed the two-seamer in his arsenal which has resulted in nearly no success.