Jose Bautista hit a two-run homer, Drew Hutchison won his third straight start and the Blue Jays beat New York 3-1 to avoid a three-game sweep.
Breaking a five-game skid, the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians, 8-6 on Aug. 13 to stay a half-game behind the division-leading Blue Jays.
Abraham Almonte’s RBI single broke a 1-all tie and the Cleveland Indians beat the Yankees 2-1 to knock New York out of first place.
Knuckleballer Steven Wright handcuffed a torrid New York Yankees lineup and David Ortiz’s home run helped as the Red Sox beat the Yanks, 2-1.
Brian McCann and Young hit three-run homers and the New York Yankees broke loose once again, romping past the Boston Red Sox 13-3.
Melky Cabrera and Alexei Ramirez homered and John Danks struck out eight as the Chicago White Sox beat the New York Yankees 8-2 on Aug. 1.
Josh Hamilton’s sharp single to right with two outs in the ninth ended the game, giving the Texas Rangers a 7-6 win over the New York Yankees.
Wei-Yin Chen gave up two early runs and then a tie-breaking hit to Brendan Ryan as the Baltimore Orioles lost 3-2 to the New York Yankees.
Former Yankee Robinson Cano haunted his old team, whacking two two-run homers to give the Mariners a 4-3 win.
Alex Rodriguez hit a tie-breaking home run in the seventh inning as the New York Yankees powered past Seattle, 4-3.