Recap - New York Defeats Toronto 6-2
Toronto dropped a 6-2 decision at Rogers Centre on Wednesday as New York legged out a win behind winning pitcher Bartolo Colon.
New York was favored by -115 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Bartolo Colon earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Robinson Cano in the win.
Toronto got a 5-inning outing from Brett Cecil in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 4 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Yunel Escobar had 2 hits in the loss for the Blue Jays.
New York outhit their counterparts 9-8 in the game.
Rafael Soriano pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Baltimore looking for another win. For Toronto, they head home to face Tampa Bay.