NYY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tor 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 2
Date of game: 8/30/2014

Recap: Toronto vs. NY Yankees

Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) - Jose Bautista's first-inning homer stood up, as Drew Hutchison and Aaron Sanchez combined on a one-hit shutout to lift the Toronto Blue Jays to a 2-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Saturday at Rogers Centre.

Hutchison (9-11) surrendered only a fourth-inning double to Mark Teixeira, walked two and hit a pair of batters. He also struck out nine before Sanchez retired all six men he faced to notch his first big league save.

"It seemed like his fastball was getting on our hitters a lot quicker than they thought," Yankees manager Joe Girardi said about Hutchison. "He threw the ball really well."

The Jays bounced back from Friday's 6-3 loss in the series opener and won for only the second time in their last six games.

Michael Pineda (3-3) pitched six-plus solid innings for New York in the hard- luck loss. He allowed seven hits and both runs, and struck out three without issuing a walk.

New York fell to 3-3 on a seven-game road trip that ends Sunday. The Yankees played without Jacoby Ellsbury, who hurt his ankle sliding into home during Friday's game.

"Everyone else has to step up," added Girardi about his team's lack of offense without Ellsbury, who is batting .455 with four homers and 11 RBI in his last 11 games.

Girardi noted that Ellsbury's injury was serious enough to possibly land him on the disabled list, but rosters will be expanding on Monday.

The Jays grabbed a 2-0 lead in the first inning on Bautista's 28th homer and fourth in as many games. Jose Reyes led off with a single and reached third with two outs before scoring on Bautista's bullet off the facade of the second deck in left field.

Hutchison was cruising and retired the first 11 batters he faced before hitting Carlos Beltran with a pitch with two outs in the fourth. Teixeira followed with a double and Brian McCann was hit by a pitch to load the bases, but Martin Prado flied harmlessly to center.

"It was a good swing by Prado, he just missed it," said Girardi.

Pineda settled down after the first and yielded just three more hits from the second through the sixth inning before running into trouble in the seventh. Edwin Encarnacion reached on an infield single to start the inning and raced to third on Dioner Navarro's double. Shawn Kelley took over on the mound for New York retired the next three batters to keep it a two-run game.

The Yankees went down meekly against Sanchez over the final two innings with three strikeouts.

Game Notes

Hutchison improved to 2-3 against the Yankees this season ... Bautista had been 1-for-11 lifetime against Pineda entering the game ... Pineda gave up more than six hits for the first time in his last 16 starts ... The Yankees' previous season-low for hits in a game was three, set five different times ... Toronto will try for just its second series win in its last nine on Sunday. The Jays are 1-6-1 in series play since July 31.

Gardner to start for embattled Michigan

Devin Gardner will return to the starting quarterback position for Michigan when the struggling Wolverines take the field Saturday at Rutgers following a tumultous week for the program.

The Inside Line: Stewart still coping with tragedy

Seven weeks after his involvement in an accident that took the life of Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race on a dirt track in Upstate New York, Tony Stewart continues to deal with emotions surrounding the tragic incident.

Cardinals' Palmer sees shoulder specialist

The Arizona Cardinals' plans on having Carson Palmer back under center following their bye week have appeared to have hit a snag, as the veteran quarterback was excused from Wednesday's practice to see a specialist about his ailing right shoulder.

Nothin' but Net: Coaching hot seat already burning

With NBA Media Day barely behind us, it's perfect fair and reasonable to already speculate as to which coaches will be fired soonest.

2014-15 San Jose Sharks Preview

In another move that bucks tradition, the Sharks completely revamped their on- ice leadership structure not by selecting new players to wear the precious singular letters on their uniforms, but by stripping the captaincy from Joe Thornton, removing the alternate tag from Patrick Marleau and leaving the other "A" vacant after Dan Boyle signed as a free agent with the Rangers.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
Team CHOCOLATE MILK member Owen Hammond recovers post-race with lowfat chocolate milk after finishing 140.6 miles at IRONMAN Chattanooga.

0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...
Featured Partners
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.