Aaron Judge homers again as Yanks take series at Toronto

Aaron Judge hit a two-run home run and the visiting New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Thursday night.The Yankees won three times in the four-game series, with Judge hitting four home runs.Anthony Volpe added a solo homer for the Yankees, and Bo Bichette hit a solo shot for the Blue Jays.Yankees left-hander Nestor Cortes (4-2) allowed two runs, five hits and one walk with six strikeouts in six-plus innings. Ron Marinaccio pitched a 1-2-3 ninth inning to earn his first career save.Toronto right-hander Jose Berrios (3-4) gave up three runs, six hits and one walk with eight strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings.New York’s Gleyber Torres led off the first with a single. Judge followed with his 12th home run of the season, belting a 1-1 sinker 430 feet to center field.Bichette hit his ninth homer of the season with one out in the bottom of the first.Berrios retired eight batters in a row before Volpe led off the fifth with a walk. Volpe took second on a one-out infield hit by Aaron Hicks that deflected off the pitcher, but Torres grounded into a double play to end the inning.Judge led off the sixth with a double to center that was at first ruled a home run, then reversed on video review. Berrios retired the next three batters, two on strikeouts.