• Toronto 5 Yankees 4: After a weekend where they swept their archrival a letdown was to be expected. Unfortunately, Sergio Mitre delivered on that expectation. Mitre made his fifth lousy start for the Yankees, allowing three earned runs over five innings and you have to wonder if the recently acquired Chad Gaudin will start the next time Mitre’s spot comes up. Despite Mitre’s struggles, the Yankees had their chances but they couldn’t cash in. Boston won, so the lead is down to 5-1/2 games.
  • Arizona 7 Mets 4: The Diamondbacks jumped on Mike Pelfrey early scoring three runs in the second and adding a run in the third. New York cut the 4-0 deficit in half in the fourth, but their bats went quiet again until the ninth and Arizona pulled out a win.
Photograph of the Blue Jays' Aaron Hill getting the force out with Johnny Damon at second by Frank Gunn, The Canadian Press/AP