Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees walks back to the dugout after he struck out in the eighth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays on August 9, 2015 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Blue Jays Win 8th Straight, Sweep Yankees With 2-0 Win

The Toronto Blue Jays earned their eighth straight victory by beating the New York Yankees 2-0 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep that tightened the AL East race.

08/10/2015

Brett Gardner #11 of the New York Yankees walks off the field after he struck out in the eighth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays on August 8, 2015 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Brett Gardner Bopped In Head As Fan Throws Back Homer Ball During Yankees Game

A fan at Yankee Stadium showed off quite an arm Sunday — at the expense of All-Star outfielder Brett Gardner.

08/09/2015

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 08:  David Price #14 of the Toronto Blue Jays delivers a pitch in the first inning against the New York Yankees on August 8, 2015 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Price, Smoak Lead Blue Jays Over Yankees For 7th Win In Row

David Price pitched three-hit ball and the Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 6-0 Saturday for their seventh straight win.

08/08/2015

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 07:  Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees reacts after popping out to end the fifth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium on August 7, 2015 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Bautista Homer Pushes Blue Jays Past Yanks, 2-1

Jose Bautista homered with one out in the 10th inning after two of the top slugging teams in the major leagues engaged in a tense pitchers’ duel.

08/07/2015

Troy Tulowitzki

October In August: Yanks, Blue Jays Set For Crucial Weekend Series In Bronx

Considering the way the Blue Jays are playing — and their many games left versus the AL East-leading Yankees — a division crown might even be attainable.

08/07/2015

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 6: Catcher John Ryan Murphy #66 high fives pitcher Andrew Miller #48 of the New York Yankees after the final out in the ninth inning against the Boston Red Sox during a MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on August 6, 2015 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Yankees defeated the Red Sox 2-1. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Ellsbury Snaps Slump, Sabathia Bounces Back In Yanks’ 2-1 Win Over Sox

Jacoby Ellsbury hit a tiebreaking homer to snap out of a slump and CC Sabathia pitched six gritty innings after leaving his previous outing with dehydration, leading the New York Yankees to a 2-1 victory.

08/07/2015

Garrett Jones

Yankees Re-Sign Garrett Jones, Option Caleb Cotham To Triple-A

Jones was cut last Friday after New York acquired outfielder-infielder Dustin Ackley in a trade with Seattle.

08/06/2015

Luis Severino

Hard-Luck Loser Luis Severino Impresses In Major League Debut

Luis Severino impressed players on both sides during his much-anticipated major league debut. He just didn’t get much support from those in his own dugout.

08/06/2015

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 05:  David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates with teammate Hanley Ramirez #13 after Ortiz hit a solo home run in the fourth inning against the New York Yankees on August 5, 2015 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Wright Handcuffs Yanks’ Lineup, Ortiz Goes Deep As Sox Win 2-1

Steven Wright handcuffed a torrid New York Yankees lineup with his steady supply of floating knuckleballs, and David Ortiz hit a colossal home run for the Boston Red Sox in their 2-1 victory on Wednesday night.

08/06/2015

Yankees catcher Brian McCann follows through on a seventh-inning three-run home run against the Red Sox at Yankee Stadium on Aug. 4, 2015. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees To Sit McCann For A Few Days To Rest Tweaked Left Knee

McCann, who is hitting .255 with 18 home runs and 65 RBIs, suffered an inflamed MCL in his left knee during Tuesday night’s 13-3 victory over the Red Sox.

08/05/2015

Travis d'Arnaud, Eric Campbell

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the local sports landscape.

08/05/2015

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), David Ortiz (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Big Papi On A-Rod: ‘The Guy Is Playing The Game The Right Way Now — As Far As We Know’

They were once tight. Now? Who knows what they are?

08/05/2015

Luis Severino

Yankees Top Prospect Luis Severino Set To Make Major League Debut Against Sox

Luis Severino, one of the majors’ most highly touted pitching prospects, figures to draw a lot of eyeballs when he makes his debut against the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium.

08/05/2015

Michael Pineda

Michael Pineda Not Expected Back Until September — At The Earliest

Pineda went on the DL last week with a strain in his right forearm. He is 9-7 with a 3.97 ERA.

08/05/2015

Boston Red Sox v New York Yankees

Yanks Bust Loose In The 7th, Hammer Red Sox 13-3

Brian McCann and Chris Young hit three-run homers during a nine-run burst in the seventh inning and the New York Yankees broke loose once again, romping past the Boston Red Sox 13-3 Tuesday night.

08/05/2015