New York Yankees defeat Toronto Blue Jays, 3-2

TORONTO - Wednesday night, Derek Jeter and Hideki Matsui sat on the bench and watched their teammates beat the Blue Jays.

Thursday night, they did much more than watch.

Jeter delivered the game-tying single in the seventh inning and Matsui belted the go-ahead home run in the eighth, leading the Yankees to a 3-2 win over first-place Toronto.

CC Sabathia pitched eight innings of two-run ball to improve to 3-3, allowing five hits and four walks and striking out five. Sa...

TORONTO - Alex Rodriguez will get his first look at the ballpark he'll call home for the next nine years, making his debut Friday night at the new Yankee Stadium.

It will be A-Rod's first home game since February's revelation that he used performance-enhancing drugs, and while Rodriguez said he didn't know what to expect from the fans, he's hoping for the best.

"I hope a good one," Rodriguez said when asked how he thought his reception would be. "I'm not sure."