Aaron Judge became the second-fastest player to reach 200 home runs in the majors, and the New York Yankees doubled past the Kansas City Royals 8-2.
DJ LeMahieu hit a home run and added a run-producing single, while Matt Carpenter homered for the 15th time in 40 games for New York, which picked up its third win after losing a pair of games to the hometown Mets.
The American League-leading Yankees have won seven straight meetings with the Royals, and 10 of their last 11.
Whit Merrifield hit a double in the third inning to reach 1,000 career hits. Venezuelan Salvador Perez provided a sacrifice fly for the Royals, who nevertheless suffered their fifth consecutive loss.
Judge, who on Friday became the first player in the majors to reach 40 homers this season, hit a foul ball in front of two curves from starter Jonathan Heasley before finding a 2-2 count to send the ball into the seats between right and center field.
The two-run blast came in the second inning. It was one of two hits by Judge, who also managed a pair of tickets.
Cuban Nstor Corts (9-3) allowed two runs in five innings. He gave up five strikeouts and surrendered a pair of tickets.
He has a 2.60 ERA in five starts in July.
Heasley (1-6), who had missed 17 games with right shoulder tendinitis, allowed six runs in three innings and one-third. He made his first start since July 9.
For the Royals, Venezuelans Prez 3-0 with one run batted in, Maikel Lpez 3-1 with one run scored.
For the Yankees, Venezuelan Gleyber Torres is 5-1 with one run batted in.