BALTIMORE — The New York Yankees honored Gene Michael by wearing black arm bands, and then paid homage to the man nicknamed "Stick" by winning a game for him.
Aaron Judge and Chase Headley hit two-run homers, Starlin Castro and Todd Frazier added solo shots and New York beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-1 on Thursday for its first series win at Camden Yards in four years.
Michael, who played, coached, managed and served as general manager for the Yankees, died of a heart attack Thursday at age 79.
Current manager Joe Girardi, who had a tight relationship with Michael, said his friend would have loved New York's victory.
"That's a Stick special. That's...