TORONTO (AP) — Russell Martin hit a three-run home run, Marcus Stroman pitched seven strong innings to win his third straight start and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 4-0 on Wednesday night, extending their AL East lead to 3 1/2 games.
Martin connected off Andrew Bailey in the seventh, matching his career high for homers with 21, as Toronto took two of three from New York in a showdown between the division's top teams.
Stroman (3-0) allowed five hits, walked one and struck out five in his third start since returning from a torn knee ligament suffered in spring training. The outing lowered his ERA to 1.89.
Brett Cecil worked the eighth and Roberto...