New York Yankees defeat Toronto Blue Jays, 4-3

TORONTO - The Blue Jays may have given the Yankees reason to believe that the AL East is now a four-team race, but the Bombers reminded Toronto why they're the defending champions.

Following seven lackluster innings that stretched their scoreless skid to 16, the Yankees broke through with four runs in the eighth Sunday, handing the Blue Jays a 4-3 loss to salvage the series finale and avoid a three-game sweep.

Robinson Cano's two-run single put the Yankees ahead and ...