Toronto Blue Jays defeat New York Yankees, 6-1

TORONTO - The Yankees knew they would have to contend with the Rays and Red Sox in the American League East this season, but the Blue Jays served notice Friday night that this is now a four-team race.

Toronto continued its season-long power display, crushing three home runs off A.J. Burnett to send a resounding message, 6-1, in the teams' first meeting of the season.

"They've struggled the last couple years because guys couldn't stay healthy," Burnett said of his for...