Yanks Top Rays 8-4 as Austin, Judge Hit HRs in Debut

Their homers were part of a five-HR barrage

Tyler Austin and Aaron Judge wasted no time in making an impact on the New York Yankees on Saturday, becoming the first teammates to hit home runs in the first at-bats of their major league debuts in the same game.

Their homers were part of a five-HR barrage that launched the Yankees to an 8-4 win over the Rays.

The Baby Bombers did it back-to-back in a five-pitch span against Tampa Bay.

Called up before the game as part of the Yankees' youth movement, Austin batted seventh and sliced Matt Andriese's 2-2 fastball to the opposite field in the second inning. The 331-foot drive down the right-field line landed in the first row over the short porch, about 3 feet fair.

Judge drove a 1-2 change-up 446 feet, a shot off the railing above a sports bar in center field and into the netting above Monument Park.

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