Aaron Judge and Anthony Volpe drive Yankees’ success over Orioles

Aaron Judge hit a tying home run in the ninth inning and rookie Anthony Volpe drove in the winning run with a sacrifice fly in the 10th off Bryan Baker (3-2) as New York edged Baltimore 6-5.

Harrison Bader homered to start New York’s comeback from an early 4-0 deficit, and Judge took Gerrit Cole off the hook for his first loss in 11 starts this season.

Back home after a 6-1 road trip, the Yankees (30-20) won their fifth straight game in the series opener between American League East rivals.

Cedric Mullins and Gunnar Henderson homered off Cole for Baltimore, which was coming off a three-game sweep in Toronto.

Michael King (1-1) pitched two no-hitter innings for the win, striking out three. Gerrit Cole became the third-fastest pitcher to reach 2,000 career strikeouts in AL/NL history, achieving the milestone Tuesday night against the Orioles at Yankee Stadium.

Cole reached number 2,000 with his second fan of the night, retiring Jorge Mateo by swinging in the second inning.

Tuesday’s is the 278th career game for the star right-hander. Only Randy Johnson (262 games) and Clayton Kershaw (277) have reached the fastest 2,000 strikeouts in terms of games thrown.

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