Pitching for the first time since April 9, Yankees veteran left-hander Andy Pettitte allowed three runs and six hits, walked one and struck out a season-high five.
The Red Sox defeated the Blue Jays and lost to the Rays in split squad games Monday.
The Boston Red Sox hired John Farrell to be their new manager on Sunday, obtaining their former pitching coach from the Blue Jays in a trade for infielder Mike Aviles.
Toronto’s Rajai Davis homered and had three hits as the Blue Jays heaped more pressure on the Yankees in the last week of the season.
Andy Pettitte pitched five sparkling innings in his return from a broken leg and his bullpen barely held on, keeping the New York Yankees atop the AL East with a 4-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays in the opener of Wednesday’s day-night doubleheader.
As a tumultuous and disappointing season draws to
a close, the Boston Red Sox are starting to see hopeful signs for
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