David Price pitched seven shutout innings, Jose Bautista had two hits and the Blue Jays used a three-run first inning to beat the Yankees 4-2.
Nick Franklin hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the sixth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the AL wild-card leading Yanks 6-3 on Sept. 15.
Rookie Slade Heathcott hit a three-run game-winning homer in the ninth inning giving the Yanks a 4-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
Toronto swept a doubleheader from the sagging New York Yankees 9-5 and 10-7 on Sept. 12 to open a 4 1/2-game lead in the division.
Didi Gregorius lined out with the bases loaded to end the eighth inning as the frustrated New York Yankees lost a close one, 3-2, to the Tampa Bay Rays.
Didi Gregorius drove in a career-high six runs, Brian McCann hit a three-run homer in his return to Atlanta and the Yankees routed the Braves, 15-4.
Gomez and Evan Gattis both homered, sending Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros to a 15-1 rout of the Yankees.
Carlos Beltran had a game-winning sacrifice fly in a wild ninth to lift the division-leading New York Yankees over the Houston Astros 1-0 on Aug. 24.
Carlos Santana homered and the Indians stopped the New York Yankees once again, beating the AL East leaders 7-3 the night of Aug. 21.
Chase Headley hit a bases-loaded grounder in the 10th inning that Minnesota’s five-man infield bobbled, giving the Yanks an 8-7 win.