Yanks first to hit 6-plus HRs in 3 straight games
The Yankees tied a major-league record with five home runs in an inning and hit six overall in a 10-8 win over the Blue Jays that extended their winning streak to eight. The Yankees set a majorleague record for most home runs in a three-game span with 19 and became the first team with six or more home runs in three straight games.
The Rays clinched a return trip to the postseason with a doubleheader sweep against the Orioles.
The Padres’ three-game series against the Mariners, originally scheduled to begin Friday in Seattle, was moved to San Diego’s Petco Park because of air-quality issues in Washington state.
Phillies right-hander Jake Arrieta will miss the rest of the regular season because of a strained right hamstring.