The New York Yankees were defeated by the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday afternoon. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 7-4. CC Sabathia started for the Yankees and he struggled, the bullpen pitched well. Gary Sanchez hit another homerun and had two hits and Aaron Judge had two hits.
Sabathia pitched six innings giving up nine hits and seven runs. He walked one and struck out 12 and took his tenth loss of the season. Kirby Yates pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one, Tommy Layne pitched an inning walking one and struck out two and Anthony Swarzak pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one.
J.A. Happ pitched 7 1/3 innings giving up seven hits and four runs with a walk and nine strikeouts. He won his 17th game of the season. Joaquin Benoit pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and Roberto Osuna pitched 1 1/3 innings striking out two and earning his 27th save of the season.
Brett Gardner had a hit, Chase Headley had two hits and an RBI and Starlin Castro had two hits and an RBI. Sanchez had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk, Judge had two hits and an RBI and Sanchez and Castro each hit a homerun. The Yankees were 1-3 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. Headley committed an error.
Devon Travis had a hit, Edwin Encarnacion had a hit and Russell Martin had three hits and an RBI. Troy Tulowitzki had a hit, Melvin Upton Jr. had two hits, three RBI and drew a walk and Ezequiel Carrera had a hit and an RBI. Drew Barney had two hits and two RBI, Darrell Ceciliani drew a walk and Carrera, Barney and Martin each hit a double. Upton Jr. hit a homerun and the Jays were 4-9 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.
In the second Carrera hit an RBI double to give the Jays a 1-0 lead, Barney hit a two run double to make it 3-0. In the second Sanchez hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 3-1 and in the fourth Castro hit a solo homerun to cut the lead to 3-2. In the fifth Martin hit an RBI single to give the Jays a 4-2 lead. Upton Jr. hit a three run homerun to push the lead to 7-2 still in the fifth. Headley hit a solo homerun in the sixth to cut the lead to 7-3 and in the eighth Judge hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 7-4. 7-4 would be the final score. The Yankees will have the day off on Thursday and then begin a three game series in Anaheim on Friday night.