Aaron Judge kept in ballpark as Yankees lose, 2-1, to Orioles

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NEW YORK -- During their long-awaited meeting earlier this week in the bowels of Rogers Centre, Aaron Judge shook hands with Roger Maris Jr., who advised the Yankees slugger to “knock the top off of Yankee Stadium” with his 62nd home run. That has not happened yet, but there is still time.

Judge was kept in the ballpark on Friday as the Yankees opened their final homestand of the regular season with a 2-1 loss to the Orioles. With two home games remaining, Judge is tied with Roger Maris, the Bombers' right fielders both having slugged 61 home runs to share the single-season American League record.

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