The Boston Red Sox defeated the New York Yankees 6-4 to open a three-game series that will decide the leader in Major League Baseball’s American League East division.
Eduardo Nunez capitalized on a bases-loaded error to give the New York Yankees a 4-3 victory that extended their American League East lead over the Baltimore Orioles to three games.
The New York Yankees rallied past the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 to take over the American League East lead from the Boston Red Sox who lost 10-0 to the Texas Rangers.
The Baltimore Orioles and the New York Yankees are taking the race for American League East division title down to the final four games of the season.
The Yankees’ 4-1 win over the Boston Red Sox last night was overshadowed by television images that seemed to show an unidentified substance on New York starting pitcher Michael Pineda’s throwing hand.
Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees was banned from baseball without pay through the 2014 season, the longest doping suspension ever imposed by the sport.