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Blue Jays 7, Yankees 6

TORONTO — Jose Reyes atoned for two misplays by hitting a leadoff double in the ninth inning and scoring when Yankees third baseman Yangervis Solarte threw away a bunt, lifting the Blue Jays to a 7-6 win Tuesday night.

New York trailed 6-0 before tying it then lost its fourth in a row.

Reyes doubled off Adam Warren into the rightfield corner. Melky Cabrera followed with a sacrifice bunt, and Warren and Solarte seemed to hesitate over who would field it.

Solarte picked up the ball and threw it past second baseman Brian Roberts covering at first. The ball sailed into foul territory down the rightfield line, and Reyes trotted home.

Mark Buehrle went in 1-11 with a 5.84 ERA in 17 career starts against the Yankees, 0-9 with a 7.07 ERA in 13 games since getting that lone victory while pitching for the White Sox on April 10, 2004.

The left-hander looked to be in line to end his streak as the Blue Jays built a six-run lead through five. Derek Jeter homered in the sixth and New York tied it with a five-run, 10-batter seventh.

Reyes made two errors, including a wild throw that let the Yankees tie it.

With runners at second and third and two outs in the seventh, Mark Teixeira hit a grounder to Reyes, but the shortstop bounced his throw past first baseman Edwin Encarnacion.

Teixeira's elbow appeared to strike the back of Encarnacion's head in a collision at the bag. Encarnacion went down and stayed there for a moment while a trainer tended to him. He remained in the game.

Former Ray Dioner Navarro put the Blue Jays in front with a homer into the second deck in the fourth, and Toronto capitalized on two defensive lapses by Jeter to double its lead in the fifth.

Munenori Kawasaki and Reyes singled to begin the inning, and two outs later, Encarnacion was safe on a fielder's choice when Jeter triple-clutched, looking at both second and third before throwing late to first.

Colby Rasmus followed with a two-run double off the wall in right, and Encarnacion came home while Jeter vainly chased Rasmus back to first in a botched rundown.

Jeter led off the sixth with his second home run and first since May 7.

Blue Jays 7

Yankees 6

Blue Jays 7, Yankees 6 06/24/14 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 10:47pm]
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