Aaron Judge hits 60th home run, equals Babe Ruth's single-season tally indramatic Yankees 9-8  win over Pirates

Aaron Judge moved level with baseball legend  Babe Ruth's single-season  tally of 60 home runs on Tuesday

One shy of Roger Maris' American League (AL) single-season record -- in a dramatic 9-8 New York Yankees win  over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

  The ninth inning against the Pirates, but Judge's 430-foot bomb to left center field sparked a five-run rally capped 

The 30-year-old Judge has now hit three home runs in  his past two games and five in his past six games,

moving into the lead in every Triple Crown category -- batting average, RBIs  and HRs.

Aaron Judge hits 60th home run, equals Babe Ruth's single-season tally in dramatic Yankees 9-8 win over Pirates NEW YORK (AP)

Aaron Judge sent a sinker soaring into the left-field bleachers, another of his no-doubt drives, and circled the bases for the 60th time.

Judge's 60th homer sparks 5-run 9th, Yanks stun Pirates 9-8