New York Yankees defeat Toronto Blue Jays, 11-3

Even the fleet Brett Gardner had a little extra zip in his stride Saturday as he rounded the bases after swatting a third-inning grand slam.

And it wasn't just because he was reveling in the first slam of his career.

Gardner's hit helped propel the Bombers out of a funk that showed rare cracks in what is generally considered a powerful offense. For all their big swings, big names and big contracts, the Yankees were having trouble scoring runs lately, whether facing anot...