The New York Yankees entered the day tied with the Baltimore Orioles in the American League East. Despite falling behind 5-1 early on Sunday afternoon against the Blue Jays, the Yankees battled back in a big way to win by a score of 9-6. With the win by the Orioles, New York and Baltimore remain tied in the East with 92-67 records, with only three games left on the schedule.
The Yankees tied the game up in the seventh inning. Ichiro Suzuki plated a run with a sac fly, and he was followed by a double off the bat of Robinson Cano that scored another run. With Nick Swisher at the plate, a wild pitch from reliever Aaron Loup allowed Alex Rodriguez to tie the game at 5-5.
New York got right back after it in the eighth, scoring two more runs. Eduardo Nunez drove home the first with a sacrifice fly. Derek Jeter singled to right field to make the score 7-5. In the ninth inning, Curtis Granderson singled to score two more runs and push the lead to 9-5.