Aaron Judge homered twice and Franchy Cordero hit a two-run homer to support New York's six-hit pitching as the Yankees defeated the host Baltimore Orioles 5-3 on Sunday afternoon
Judge had two solo shots for his third and fourth homers of the season. The home runs came in the third and eighth innings.
Nestor Cortes (2-0) pitched 5 1/3 innings and picked up the victory, giving up two runs and four hits. Four relievers worked behind him.
The Yankees won two of three games in their first road series of the season. The Orioles scored a total of four runs in the last two games
Baltimore's Adley Rutschman went 4-for-4 with a solo home run Sunday. He had the team's first three hits through one out in the sixth inning. Ryan Mountcastle and Anthony Santander followed with doubles, the latter knocking in two runs.
Judge had three hits and scored three runs. He singled in the first inning and scored on Giancarlo Stanton's one-out single.
Cordero hit a two-run homer in the fifth for his second long ball of the year as New York built a 4-0 lead.
Rutschman, a former overall No. 1 draft pick who made his debut in the major leagues last year, hit his second home run of the season in the eighth inning off Yankees reliever Jimmy Cordero
Albert Abreu, Ron Marinaccio and Clay Holmes were the other Yankees relievers. Holmes worked the ninth and notched a save for the second day in a row
Orioles starter Tyler Wells (0-1) took the loss, as he was charged with four runs in six innings. He gave up six hits and struck out six without a walk
Logan Gillaspie gave up Judge's second homer of the game as the first batter he faced in the eighth.
Anthony Rizzo and Cordero both had two hits for New York.
--Field Level Media