Video: Aaron Judge robs Francisco Lindor — and Zack Hample — of a home run

AP Photo/Frank Franklin II

The Yankees eked past the Indians in Game 3 of the ALDS by a 1-0 margin to stay alive, thanks to a solo home run from Greg Bird in the seventh inning.

They nearly fell behind in the top of the sixth when Francisco Lindor appeared to have hit a two-run home run to right-center field. Aaron Judge ranged back and leaped ever so slightly to catch the ball in front of a handful of fans. One of those fans was notorious ball hawk Zack Hample — we’ve written about him here on a few occasions — who for once had a ball taken away from him. So Judge stole a home run ball from two different people.

At the plate, Judge went 0-for-3 with a walk and three strikeouts in Game 3. In the postseason so far, he has two hits (including a home run) in 19 plate appearances with five walks and eight strikeouts.