Alex Rodriguez snapped his hitless skid with a two-run homer off Hisashi Iwakuma that sent the Yankees past the Seattle Mariners 4-3.
Brian McCann homered, Jacoby Ellsbury singled home the tie-breaking run in the seventh inning and the Yankees beat the Blue Jays, 3-2.
Mark Teixeira hit a three-run homer and Starlin Castro connected too, leading the Yankees to an 8-5 win over the Astros.
The Yankees new second baseman Starlin Castro homered and drove in five runs to lead a 16-6 rout of the Houston Astros.
New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia, who left the team at the end of the year for treatment, said he knew three years ago he was an alcoholic.
Dallas Keuchel baffled New York and the Houston Astros used to two home runs to beat the Yankees, 3-0 in the AL Wild Card game.
Ending a two-year absence from the postseason, New York clinched a wild-card berth with three games to spare, beating the Red Sox, 4-1.
Dustin Ackley homered and Luis Severino pitched five-hit ball for six innings to help move the Yanks closer to the playoffs, beating Chicago, 6-1.
Chicago ace Chris Sale gave up a three-run homer to Carlos Beltran, enough to send the New York Yankees to a 3-2 win over the White Sox.
Yankees rookie Greg Bird launched a three-run shot in the 10th inning and New York beat Toronto 6-4 to move closer in the AL East race.