Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - Travis Hafner hit a three-run homer and knocked
in four runs, lifting the New York Yankees over the Toronto Blue Jays, 5-4, on
Vernon Wells had an RBI and scored twice for the Yankees, who have won the
first three contests of this four-game series.
CC Sabathia (4-2) continued his success against the Blue Jays, allowing four
runs -- three earned -- on nine hits over eight innings. The left-hander, who
struck out four, improved to 14-4 in 19 career starts against Toronto.
Prior to the game, New York placed catcher Francisco Cervelli and pitcher Ivan
Nova on the 15-day disabled list. Cervelli (broken right hand) and Nova (right
triceps inflammation) exited Friday's game with injuries.
Jose Bautista and Brett Lawrie hit solo homers for the Blue Jays, who got an
RBI from Rajai Davis.
Toronto starter J.A. Happ gave up three runs on eight hits while striking out
five over six innings. Esmil Rogers (1-2) allowed two runs on two hits while
recording just two outs in the seventh.
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