New York Yankees remain in the hunt with win over Toronto
Thu, 19 Sep 2013 02:33:19 GMT —
TORONTO (AP) - Vernon Wells had a go-ahead two-run double in the eighth inning, Mariano Rivera earned a four-out save and the New York Yankees rallied from three runs down to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Wednesday night and snap a four-game skid.
Robinson Cano drove in the Yankees' first run in this three-game series with a one-out single in the eighth. Alfonso Soriano followed with an RBI double, helping New York avoid falling further behind in the AL wild-card race.
New York came in 3½ games behind Tampa Bay and Texas for the second wild card. The Yankees have 10 games remaining. The Rays and Rangers played Wednesday night.
David Huff (3-1) pitched 3 2-3 innings of relief of Phil Hughes to earn the win.