Game Wrap - New York 5-3 Victors Over Blue Jays
New York got 6 innings of work from Andy Pettitte en route to a 5-3 victory over Toronto on Thursday at Yankee Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Yankees were rewarded as -147 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
Andy Pettitte earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 3, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Eduardo Nunez in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher J.A. Happ worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 3 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jose Reyes in a losing cause.
Toronto outhit their counterparts 8-4 in the game.
David Robertson pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
New York looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Tampa Bay. Toronto will aim to get back on the winning track at Houston.