Game 109 / 61-48 / 1st / +2.5G : Justin Smoak busted up a Ivan Nova – David Price pitcher’s duel with a grand slam in the 6th inning, and Jays pitching kept the Yanks off the board all afternoon.
Here’s the box score, full recap, and video highlights.
Blue Jays 6, Yankees 0
“When you’re in a nothing-nothing game and you’re facing that part of the order, you’ve got to be careful. You can’t just lay it in there. He lost the strike zone a little bit.” ‐ Joe Girardi on Ivan Nova (h/t: Grace Raynor / MLB.com)
MEMORY LANE : Ex-pinstriper and ageless wonder, 42-year-old LaTroy Hawkins relieved for RA Dickey. He let up a single to Brett Gardner in the bottom of the 8th to start the inning, but quickly erased him by inducing a ground ball double play to Alex Rodriguez, then stuck out Teixeira …