• Yankees 4, Blue Jays 1: Entering this game, who would have thought Joba Chamberlain would allow more runs than Mike Mussina? The rookie reliever's scoreless streak finally ended, but that's small potatoes in the Yankees' seventh straight win. Besides, his ERA's still at 0.00 because Alex Rodriguez's error allowed the run to score. Mussina's start makes a case for him to be of use in October, a month that each day seems more likely to greet the Yankees, who lead Detroit by four games in the wild-card race. Boston's late-game heroics kept it comfortably ahead in the American League East.

  • Mets 4, Braves 3: What's this? A Shawn Green sighting? The right-fielder/first-baseman continued his dominance of John Smoltz -- and Manny Acosta -- by going 3-for-4 as the Mets took care of the Braves. They appear to have gotten used to the whole beating-Atlanta-in-September thing. John Maine didn't look good -- he walked in a run on three straight free passes at one point -- but he wasn't awful either in six innings of work. In the pennant race runaway, the Mets hold a seven-game lead over Philadelphia, which was humbled by Colorado. The Phillies come to town following an off-day on Thursday.